The Florida dispatch
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055757/00105
 Material Information
Title: The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title: Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Florida Dispatch Line
Place of Publication: Live Oak Fla
Creation Date: December 26, 1887
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038464
oclc - 01386590
notis - AKM6254
lccn - sn 95026759
System ID: UF00055757:00105
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Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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r Dealer In all descriptions of .

Sole Agent for Jacksonville for the

Jacksonville, Florida.FURNrrURE AND BEDDING. W. L. Douglas Men's $2.50, $3 and
36 Pine. Street, Jacksonville. 1d Windsor,Alachua $4 and Boys' $2 Shoes.
County,Fla. Send for Catalogues and prices. &l E.Bay Street.Jacksonville.Fla. ,
SI East Bay Street(Hart's Block). Jacksonville. Fl*.
w. P. GIFFORD. CB1AJ3. G. PEARCE. Branch Store 23; Pine St.,opposite telegraph Offlc

r'CHANGE.; .

Succeeding Has for sale choice Lot, Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows Interest on deposits. ,Col. Baltimore Md., -
Interest Loans,eta ,
loots Rents and ,Negotiates
w T. FORBES & CO. .
.. J. C. GKEELEY, President. L. D. HOSMER, Treasurer. Established 1TT4
.32 West Bay Street,Abell Block Jacksonville,Fla. J.H. BURST,State Representative,Jacksonville
Ask your grocer for it.

CLARKSOl{ & ROBERTSON, Successors to Nichols.Rockwell&-Co.,Wholesale' and Retail CORNELL & ECKERSLEY.

:Hardware, Stoves; House Furnishing Goods, Grates. Mantels, Paints,.


in will do well call send for catalogues and. prices of
Parties. town or out to or our any
721 Way,, Jacksonville, Fla. good they may need in par line. Prices lower than.ever. :
Goods'a i
Choice lends in South,,Florida, close br railroads. .. 38 West Bay Street. Jacksonville e, Fla.., Imported Specialty.
and::thriving fiettlemcuts. Send pamphlet. -
323 W..Bay(Abell Block Room.Jacksonville,FLu


Wholesale and Retail
':Has fine bargains in wild Lands OrangeGroves,
'Truck and Lands Bays.,Town Money Lots Invested;on Railroads and taxes,, Rivers.paid Harbors for SAN' PABLO, ,AND DIEGO :BEACH COMPANY 300KS; STATIONER ,a:: TOYS

Absentees., Lands adapted to Oranges, Lemons,Bananas I Often,Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands transportation for investment or Cultivation.; AND FANCY GOODS.
;;Pineapples,Rice,Sugar-Cane and early Truck' ,Railroad and' .
Gordons. Prices low. Payable,on' the Installment Certain,Market for Farm Produce; Attractive Sites for ; DailyMails.Also
plan. Full particulars In "The Orange; Grove. Town,Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the installment Plan if desired., Address' PRINTING AND BINDING. NEWSPAPER SUPPLIES -
Price 10 cents,with a map of Florida. lAS. M.KmeAMKR, : President,over Bank of Jacksonville,or W. B. GRAIN ., A SPECIALTY. NOTARY SEAM
Address;, THE ORANGE GROVE AGENCY, San. 'Palo. ,Florida, AND
.p' Queen
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Liverpool DeSoto Co. State Agents City Printing Ink Co.
MERRILL STEVENS 3 ENGI CrEe>. H. :;L\lI'PO; .a.L.J: : :>.. No. 29 West Bay: Street. Jacksonville,. Florida.,

l (Successors:to J.E.Merrlll, CO.&Bro., ,) .VESSEL, STEAMBOAT AND YACHT WORK :\ -. B: CAMPBELL,

) Building and Repairing of all Kinds Done with Despatch. : ; ,
Machinery of all kinds furnished and set up.. ,
\ for estimates to
138 and 140: St.,Jacksonville,Florida.M White Oak Plank and Timber,Spruce and Hard Pine Spars,Hackmatack Oak Knees' and
White Pine kept on hand., Yard; 14ff East Bay St.; JacksonpilleFla. ,
nest makes. Lowest prices. Easiest terms. Send
UDGE & McBRIDE: for free catalogues with information.


$00 covers the total cost of full Business Course, including. Board, Tuition Books and ARCHITECT AND CIVIL ENGINEER.

,Diploma,Shorthand,Typewriting,etc.,thoroughly taught. Best course of Business Train
Jacksonville, Fla.GS. Plans,Specifications and Estimates for buildings ofRooms
ing. Best facilities. Students board with the President. Separate Female Department all kinds,Sanitary work etc.
Best location. Most largely attended.. Most highly recommended. Write for catalogue to
f L'ENGLE' & CO. TEKRKI.I. B. SIMMONS, Pros't, Norcross Ga. 7 and 8 Palmetto Block,Bay Street.
; P.O.Box 785. Jacksonville FlA.

Wholesale and Retail Dealers in HARD .
SILVER WARE. Cheapest Fertilizers in Use. High Grade of Sulphate of Potash.

HOTEL AND BAR GOODS A SPECIALTY. Direct shipments. Guaranteed analysis. .Price and Pamphlet free.jt Address( H.'L.;MOXLEY, General Agent,

76 and 78 West Bay Street Jacksonville.. CHAS. STEVENS, Box 437, Napanee, Ont., Canada.. M West Bay Street, Jacksonville,Florida.t .
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lo&r; --------TH ; FLORIDA DISP ATCH.=---- [DECEMBER 26,1887




,. CENTRE STREET WHARF, a PIER 21, E. RIVER, --w' ; ""- '

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..'".. ,. _= Lowest llntcN of Freight Always Given.
RATES OF PASSAGE, r '" Order all your freight from New York,Philadelphia and Bos-
; =. ,ton via Mallory 8.b.Line i rom Pier N! o.21 East River,NewYorfc
ii Direct connection at Fernandlna! with:1-'.R.&N.By.,'
yz For Jacksonville and all interior points in the State. i

The magnificent Iron Steamships!!" of this Line will sail from .
FERNAN DNA FLA.,for M EW YORK every TLurslay eveno This Pioneer Line offers to Floridians, the Traveling Public-
Ing alter arrival of 4:30 train from J bponvllle, and evening and Shippers of Vegetables and Oranges the Quickest and
trains from Cedar Key, Ocalo Lee!;burg, Tavares, ttrlando.., and = Only Direct Line to New York.
Routh Florida points. 49r-Through Tickets and Information secured in advance at

C.OF SAN ANTONIO..........-...............Thursday' ,Nov-jr ber 10 principal points in Florida. State-rooms reserved from Jack
HTATK OF TEXAS................................Thursilav"Nove.* ber 17 sonvilleorFernandinaofijce.
C. OF SAN ANTONIO........ .............. ...Thursday, NovEmber *Trains leave F. R. &N. Go's l\fainDepot, foot of Hogan
STATE OF TEXAS....-...................../.Thursday,December 1 street,Jacksonville, at 8.30 a m and 4.30 p m, on sailing days,
C. OF S'\N A >TONIO......................". Thursday, December 8 landing passengers on Steamship's wharf, foot of ,
STATE OF TEXAS... .... ..............:...... tursday; December Every H 11 entlon possible is extended passengers going Fernandina.
C. OF HAN ANTONIO............... ........Tr. ursday, December22 by this Unt The table is supplied with the best the **For Tickets and Staterooms and further information i ,,
rATE OF TEXAS...._ ......... ................ hursday,December 23 i e w York and Florida markets afford. F. {i apply to ,
R W. SOUTHWICK, Agent Fernandina,Fla. A. H CRfPPEN. Gen'l Traviing Agent. J. M. CUTLER Pass.Agent,75 West Bay St.,Jacksonville: ,Fla.
n.1J. MALLORY (.. General Agents,Pier20 East River foot Fulton street New York City. .'


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T ii'i: <::> r'1. ci a C i s ::p a 1i C' b. :x:.... i 1Q. e i' ">! .

With Ike Dugs ficent Connections.

The Great F as.t ExpressFreight System of the South.Tha .

I attention of is'directed to the Plant S. S. Line between Havana, Key West and Tampa,and People's Line of Steamers between Sanford, Pa-
latka and Jacksonville South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford., F.&W. Ry between Jacksonville, Gainesville, River Junction'and Savan-
nab, Savannah and Charleston, and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah, Philadelphia.Boston and New York. The best equipped, fastest and most
-t prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and Northwest. 'Receivers and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connection:

Double daily fast freight,service for all points West via Albany,Jesup and Savannah.Double daily fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Jesup and Savannah -
to all points in Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville, Calla-
Dally fast freight! all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior han and Live Oak. -, '
and Coast points, including New York, Boston, Philadelphia' Baltimore, Washington and Tn-weekly service by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sallingjrom
Providence. : New York(New Pier 3o,NortJfRjyer,) direct for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Satur
Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah days. *
Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursda/
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Company,leavfor Savannah direct,making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains.
ing Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. for all points in Florida. Only direct line froiu lIJew England to the South.
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., ')g from Philadelphia every Saturday for
Savannah every Thursday. Savannah direct. -<,....
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany,leaving Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co.,two steamers per week
rery Saturday. m,. from Baltimore for Savannah direct making close connection with S.,F. &:;W. Ry for all
notice.-- -.--' --
BatUng days for Steamships are subject to change without points South. '
The Florida Dispatch Line is the quickest and best fast freight route. from. all points North,East and West to Florida._ For full particulars, rates stencils and shipping receipts applyto
any agents of the above lines,or to },., :.,'. J.- WAI. P. HARDEE, Gen'l Freight Agent,Savannah: Ga.
O. D. OWENS, Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. :" .i- '" W. M. DA VID80N. Oen'l Traffic" Jacksonville, FIB
ii:. M. ROHLKY. Trav. Aent. Galnw' 11'" T. E. DRAYTo r.'rrny.Agent; Live Oak. J.H. STKPHKNS.Agent,Jacksonville.: '



General. Commission: M el chants. .


References-A..Manville,-Jacksonville; L. L. Newsom, Crescent City; B.F.fWhltnerFt. .. Supplying Not Only 'Plant Food, but Organic Matter. -
Reid; Hev.layman Phelps, Sanford; J. 'B. Owens, Sparr, Orange Lake; Fla:; 4th.Nat'l V
Bank, Boston., "

:!r. A. :JFl..EJT r ::L\l.A.JSr .' Ammonia.....:.?...... .......... '"percent | Phosphoric Acid................... 2%per cent
r Sulphate Potash...... .... ...,... 6 per cent._..
Fruit and Produce Commission Merchant. ORANGE TREE MANURES: I _

Ammonia......,................. S%per cent I Sulphate Potash............:...11 percent
Florida Fruit and Vegetables a specialty. No. 234 North Jelaware Avenue (below Vine Phosphoric Acid .*,..*....:..... 5 to 6 per cent I| Potash, actual.................. 51A per cent'ESP
Street). Philadelphia. Consignments of all kinds of Fruit and Produce solicited. Returns -' '
consists of humus.
The remainder
promptly made as advised Stencils and market reports! furnished on application. ';" thoroughly pulverized BQl (:.
Reference: H.S.Kedney Winter Park, Fla.; A. H. Carey, Orlando, Fla.; L.H. Lawrence J ,
,Winter Park, Fla..and the trade generally Philadelphia. and New York. J NO MUCK NEED BE USED WITH THESE FERTILIZERS.


I have used "Our Favorite" Fertilizers upon Orange Trees,Roses and Garden Plants
and I do not want anything better.
HENRY G. HUBBARD, Crescent City, Fla.:
;. I tried your Fertilizers on Onions,Cauliflowers and other Vegetables. I consider it an
Orange -:- Growers.THE excellent stimulant.and cheap Fertilizer,which' will greatly improve the land,,and is not simply a

H. LEGLER,Haskell, Fla.


Orange Tree Manure............in sacks $24 001 Vegetable Manure ..............in sacks $17 (00)(
41 ._...........1n bbls. 25001 I :.......__.....1n bbls. 1800()(


This Fertilizer has stood the test of practical experiments,and given as good retults for CEO. HUTCHINSON
the money invested as any fertilizer In the world,no matter by whom made or how high the -'
price. The best proof of this claim lies in the fact that those who use it once will buy no other Florida. :
thereafter. Crescent City,

Bradley8 Florida Vegetable Fertilizer Bradley's Pure Fine Ground Bone, Bradley's Fish
and Potash, Bradley's Bone and Potash Sulphate of Potash, Kainit, CottonSeedMeal C- PORTER & CO., .-
,Canada HardWood Ashes,and all other fertilizing materials and chemicals.

Bradley Fertilizer Company, of Boston, Mass.. COMMISSION MERCHANTS. -.


GEORGE E. WILSON, State Agent, Consignments specially solicited during the Exposition. Prompt returns guaranteed.

IiOW_, BAY STREET, *- .. JACKSONVILLE,' FLA 68 Peachtree St.,.Atlanta, Ga.
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;;Uf r ; Vi' *' rim&merital > I a friend who ,is an occasional visitorto For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. 1 from six to eight months,;*or from

rreO : you and family. See how well The Camphor Tree. April to November. _
'pleased their looks at the changed have, gathered quart or so of the Occasionally there may be found in
<" i appearance of your desolate and barren seed of the camphor tree, and if any the State specimen of the white
,j.;. BY W. C. STEELE.. yard, now bright: and cheerful of your readers would like a few of flowered variety L. Indica Alba.

For' '. ,.the FLORIDA. DISPATCH. ".' with gay flowers, and the beautiful. them, they can j get them by sendingme The flowers are very beautiful
"f.I The Umbrella Pine.. green grass, and the shade of trees. an addressed envelope. though not so striking as those of the
Ornamental! grounds in, Florida are Your home is no longer a; bleak bar- Planton receipt,about an inch deep, pink variety. Both should find a
ren spot with nothing to relieve the and shade from too hot sun when small. place in every door-yord where there
incomplete withoutpalms: and conifers,. eye of the monotonous blear of the It grows quite'rapidly. when well is room for them. It is not generally

the former for their tropical effect as sand. Yes, there will be other happy cared for.It works readily by bud- known that several new varieties have

well as their peculiar grace, and no faces also, the,children will enjoy the ding on the sassafras. It is a beautiful been introduced, acd are now offeredfor

]landscape is perfect without the latter. change tenfold more than you ever dark green evergreen tree, and will sale. The best are L. purpurea,

o We plant too, many trees ,that are anticipated they would, their educa, be an addition to any lawn; quite : bright purple and L. Indica. New
Crimson, bright deep crimson.
neither characteristic of our semitropical -' ,

climate nor possessed great Wonderful Plants.

intrinsic beauty. Many of the 'Cupressue This from the Gardener's

Ketinosporaa. ,_ etc., grow. finelyhere i Chronicle: "I recently came
'arid( should be' 'more generallyplanted. across the mention of two of

---_--_-_----- .._ -_--_-_--__-_--_-_--_--- these in an Arabic book (withan
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engraving is a new conifer, the Umbrella -- < -- ---- 1801, in which the followingoccurs

Pine Sciadopityt vertidllata. It F : '1. A singular: work

has not, to our knowledge, been tried by Ebn Tophail, says: "Our
in this State, but the general success -- --- pious forefathers (may God reward -
t --.--- .. -.-... -. them) I 1'elate'that thereis
.of Japan Ireland plants here com % --.- --.-;:-..:..:-.-:.-:.:-::-. -_--
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mend it to our attention. It is justly among
----------- India which is under the
of the coni .
recognized as one grandest --- -- -------.-.
fers of the world;' in its native home, _-----.--_ equinoctial ]line; and this is an
Japan, it reaches a height of over y } -----:- island in which there are born

eighty feet, and though when first ---.... men without father and mother,
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planted of somewhat slow growth, it _-------- and in which a tree bears women -
is not behind any other conifer once ---_-_._--- _-2'-::.:.- as fruit 1 2. The fourth
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it has attained of feet :in ---------- -- magician a tree having
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branches of iron with hooks
height. It grows naturally]] in' a remarkably az _-----; ;
fine pyram'dal "form its --_ 7a and when a bad man approachedit

color is of the richest green; the youngshoots these hooks seized him and

coming forth in a lighter hue". : J r: would not dismiss him until he
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Its name is derived from the peculiar 0 s'A confessed his crime.

shape of its leaves, which very much :.:..-..-..---- --------- "I give you the English trans-
resemble an inverted umbrella, dis :.:-..:-:. -.:=-.-.=---:,-:--:.!-:.-=-.-: lation ; the original is at your
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posed as they are around the upright I service for perusal. N. E. D.
stems. 'It can; be raised from seed, ..- We cannot too strongly urge
though the process is somewhat. 'tedious the importance of the speedy in-

-some of the seed having been .. 11 k troduction of these two wonderful -
known to lay dormant in the groundfor U r .. trees ; of,the i first-mentioped

two years before'finally sprouting. f- .. there should be whole forests
Messrs. H. H. Berger & Co., to whomwe t planted out in Florida, and a
'are indebted for the engraving, few of the latter should be placed

say.that in planting this interesting y where they would be sure to
conifer, it is best to give it a position, u catch all parties who have been
ina; somewhat shady place, or if exposed -. originating false yellow fever
to the rays of the hot sun to scares throughout the State.It .
protect it somewhat against fierce heat is also suggested that a speci--
f until the roots are well established in men or two,placed in the Sub

the soil. They recommend,as with all Tropical building, might be

other plants, early planting in _December THE JAPANESE UMBRELLA TREE useful in hooking on to an
or January for the Southern. States., occasional stray editor from
R << .1 tion will not be complete without ai hardy, the cold two years ago not causing California. .
For the FLORID. DISPATCH. association'with nature, and what is a leaf to shed. The leaves and P. W. REASONER.
I Beautifying Home. more attractive association than the I wood are strongly impregnated with 4I
,As the season of the year is at'handto pure lovely flowers trees and 'shrubs. camphor, and are used for putting I Every littfe turn or variation in
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:make preparations for another These will produce a, harmonious development away winter clothing during the sum- the part of a flower seems enough to
year's planting and beautifying of our mer months to. from mot s. and this
of their i various powers, preserve start it as a new variety, so
homes with fruits, flowers and vegeta- therefore let home be made J. M. Moss. naming soon gets overdone. Let us
bles let all 'the readers of the every: 1 Green Cove Springs,Clay Co.,Dec.7,1887.
so cheerful and attractive to the child. It. fo-4 have all new things, but no more old
DSIPATCH put forth their best effortsto will in after years remember that For th6 FLORIDA 'DISPATCH. ones under new names.
make their homes beautiful and .
home and thatbeautiful
,ever revere Crape Myrtle.
attractive, by planting shade trees, spot planted with trees, flowers and / We are told that shipping rosebuds,
flowers and, shrubs in their yards or grass, as the only place. of its first One f variety Lagerstrcemia Indica and Cape jessamine grown in the open,
gardens surrounding the house. A joys and delights=and the lessons rosea, the common pink flowered air from Crystal. Springs, Miss., to
few shade trees and flowering thus taught will be, remembered with Crape Myrtle, is well known throughout Northern cities has paid well this;

shrubs -.-.plant d. along- the sides pleasure and profit by your children, this State, though not so universally year. "
of the lot with
thecentre,, and, ,here and a grass,there plot a'bed so try and make them happy and content cultivated as it deserves. It is: Here is an excellent fertilizer for
be comfort and
with flowering plants, if the space will so in they may old a joyto perfectly hardy, a strong vigorous house plants: On teacupful of soot
permit of it will surely be a pleasureto you your age. RAMBLER." grower on all soils, exceptwhen very turn three quarts%f boiling water,,
r ':?and blooms : for and when cool apply to.the soil.
the grower, and a 'surprise to many 'Maft1and,'Fla.,'December 21,1887; ,: wet, continuously"


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r be found in our native"plums, of whichwe so much so that plums cannot be satisfactory until I planted a small orange
Ciro'tc and, Orchard: have three species, and which, in grown? tree,not over three feet high, near

this portion of the State, ,reach great I am sorry that Mr.,,Burr could not it. The ,orange tree grew, and is now
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. age, and fair size. Examinations will see the, point _I was trying to make that over twenty feet in height, and capable -
The RootKnot.For prove their power to resist the attacksof the Chickasaw plum,,of Tennessee, was of bearing over 1,000 oranges,
some time past I have been ob- this disease. better grower, makes a larger tree while the poor peach tree dwindled

serving that thA peach and plum,trees We pass quarantine laws and enforce than any native Florida plum, and away and is now dead. I had a row
them against diseases to men and that-where the true was to be plantedin of peach trees on the south side of the
sold into this
portion of the State their animals. If those be proper and a na:urally moist soil, a soil too I grove, about twenty feet distant from
from Georgia made very poor growth,. legitimate, would similar laws be less wet for the peach, that there would be the first row of orange trees; the or-
which I had been disposed to attribute proper to protect our fruit trees? Ani- a degree of success in, grafting the ange trees have done well but the

to the inadaptability of the roots mal ,dieases may be disinfected out, peach on that plum; but he don't seem peach ttees are smaller than they were
on which they were worked to the cli- but no remedy has yet been discoveredfor to "catch on." ten years' ago. Several of my neigh-
matic conditious existing here. Those the root knot, nor for the grape Too bad he should fall out with the bors have tried budded varieties of

roots were peach, of the Persian varieties root louse, except the fire. Sulphur, Bid well peach because he placed it peaches, plums, apricots, etc., years- ,
and not in a few instances pro- in all.forms, is powerless, and the toxie where it could not grow and try to ago, and the failure, in every case, to
duced from seeds grown as far northas mineral poisons that kill worms,would give it a I little',slur in print, for it is a get any fruit of any consequence was
New Jersey; and it required no also kill the trees, and they might justas right! good peach. One of our commission owing, I now think, to their being
great stretch,,of imagination to suppose well be dug up and burned. But merchants, F. A. Pettyman, of planned too near orange trees, and not
that the change in latitude and cli the tree is of great value! So is the Philadelphia, wrote us back, ,it was having the right kind of manure. I
mate would cause the defect observed.. imported bull infected with pleuro- "the best peach he ever saw.":::.: have two Thurber peach trees in the .
numonia but he must be sacrificed that bear well
to "
It is also a well understood fact among For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. ,_ .' garden nearly every
well informed orchardists, that the the public good. Root Knot. ; year, but they are at a distance from
Toot has an effect upon the. grafts Every fruit grower, every nurseryman of root knot in :r:,recent t the grove, and they get a peck apieceof
Speaking a
worked upon it. The peach trees in the State is interested in this hammpck,ashes every year. En-
started in New Jersey had long since question, and a halt in setting or soiling communication, R. H..:Burr, of Bar couraged by them, I shall venture on

acquired a reputation of short-lived- any more trees may as well be tow, says: a peach orchard of twenty trees, and
ness, as was asserted arose from an undetermined called until this question is settled; it Would it not he well to call for the propose to'manure liberally with ashes
disease known is thrown to proceed. or potash manures, severely and
as"yellows, I i money away experience and observation of ,your prune
and that disease had been transmitted \I ,J. G. KNAPP. this' is mulch heavily. I expect my peacheswill
in ? It
LImona,Hlllsborough Co.,Nov. correspondents matter
to the nurseries and orchards 'of the .. 28,1887 of and cost me over $1.00 per bushel,but
a subject great. importance, ,
Western States. Observers had been For, the FIX>KIDA DISPATCH. unless learn to with it I want something good to eat. Figs
we suc
looking for the cause in the leaves Anguillula and Plum Stocks will effect cope dam- are my standby, however, and I thinkI
cessfully, widespread
and twigs,,and finding these diseased, Replying to :Mr. it. H. Burr's recent i in our State.I can raise them for $1.00 per bushel
age and make I did not make
heavy trimmings. money.
communication "Plum have found it this the
on YS. season on
All in complete success with them in, the
vain! the trees would
Peach Stocks James attributesMr. roots of th.e. following plants: peach,
few last summer but expect to,
after bearing a crops. Some time evaporator .
since, acting under that impression, I Burr's trouble with Anguillula or fig, cow pea, string bean, pinder, Chi do better next tim M. C. ;.
hibiscus zinnia and other
nese annual
I Mandarin,November 30, 1S7.
sounded a warning against the intro "Root Knot" to the nature of the soil,
flowers ; coleus, and jute- .
duction of such trees, lest the diseasebe "white bud land as he it
expresses the latter being the only infected. wild For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.. .
imported and the soil poisoned. A upon which character of land he says growth; observed so far. Peaches in South Florida. t
few days ago I received a note from If the of the insects
theory being
the the
ravages of disease are principally in the last numberof
that close observer, Dr. J. C. Nral, some native is From articles
parasitic on growth
enclosing a small piece of the root of confined., continues: "In correct, then a great step will have the DISPATCH, I am led to the.coa-
one of these peaches covered with little. some portion Michigan, it is in the been made when we can definitely locate elusion that the peach will not be-
swellings, or knots, with the statement soil; I have found it in sections of it. The correctness of this theo come an easy success in the Lake'
that these knots contained a minute Georgia on certain lands. I have is in Eustis region.
proved, a measure, by
white, wormlike insect, that was sapping said that certain trees were' worse ry experience this season. Out of my a1 I think .it will be found true that
the life of the tree, called tbeangulll effected by it than others; there is large number of peach trees plantedin in our ordinary warm winters it. will
; and by it the damage was nothing out of place in that. The orchard form last winter,.the greatest bloom too early, and BO the fruit will
done. In the meantime, the DISPATCH apple tree borers seem to do much number of healthy specimens 'at be destroyed. ,
publishes a communication from Bran more damage to some trees than in the present time are ,on a piece of No doubt in Baker county and the
don, Polk county, where the angul- other varieties, in the same orchard., land which has had clean culture for northern part of the State it may be
lulae had got in its work and was des The. Honey peach is never a large the past three years. Of course this different. But in South Florida I do
troying the China and Japan peachesand peach tree, the weakest grower of its is not conclusive. I merely state the not believe the peach of any varietywill
plum worked upon the peach roots class (unless it be some of the ornamental facts in order to call the attention of fruit uniformly, unless it: .has
and'others, and I have examined the ), and having less vigor tu other observers. what I am pleased to call artificial

roots of trees in this neighborhood, withstand the attack of the insect, it Can there be any analogy betweenthe cultivation.
worked on the peach, and in every instance of course is overcome, where a peach knot root and the club I do not say it will do it with even
have discovered the knot, and stronger growing tree'suffers but little root of cabbage,:found, at the North? his, but I hope it will,' and I am
unquestionably the fact stares the perhaps. So I have found it in a Peter Henderson claims that lime is risking something on that expectation. -
growers in the face, that unless some dozen counties in this State. The a perfect remedy for the latter. Has .
root shall be found which will do for same may be said of the curculio. anyone observed the knot root here i in The condition of things as found
these delicious fruits, what the phil Some varieties of fruits seem better strong lime stone soils? and described by Walter Cooper, ia' .
loxera proof American vine roots have adapted to their purposes than oth- .... what may be expected ordinarily under -
done for the vines of Europe, the ers; but, oh, Mr. Burr, don't come at For the FLORIDA DIBP TCII.. natural culture in that and also.
Honey and Peen-to peaches, and the us with that old "new plum" dodge of Peach Trees Among Orange Trees. in this part of the State. -
Japan plums, must be rooted up and its being "entirely curculio proof. My experience with these trees ia : This may .be a damper to the expectation -
consigned to the fire. When we get a "prunus domestica," quite different from that of Rev..Jas. of many, and may preventthe
This matter deserves mature, active, that the curculio does not ,use as a P. DePass. I planted 100 peach trees sale of some trees. But it is bet-
even aggressive work and consideration plflte of deposit for her eggs in obey- on land that is now a part of the orange ter to be disappointed before invest-
from the growers of these fruits, ing nature's law of reproduction, it grove, about fourteen years ago, ing money than later, by losing
far in excess of discussions about va- will not be a plum, and again, Mr. hoping to get something from them money, trees and labor. This, as'a
rieties or qualities. Are all the trees, Burr,-did you know that the domes- i before the orange trees came into bear warning, should restrain all from
in all places, infested with this fatal ticated plum is not as long lived a tree ing. They grew very well for a year planting peaches who have not the
,disease? All in this vicinity are, and as the peach in America? I have or'two and then failed, and were dug purpose, time, skill and, means to
it may well be questioned whether seen peach trees that were over fifty up to make room for orange trees. treat the trees in the manner suggested -
there exists a peach root in Florida, of years old and were yet bearing fine Now, on the same land; with no more which will no doubt make the
,the New Jersey strain, unaffected. Let fruit; but I never_ saw a cultivated manure, or cultivation, or care, the business -Success.. The condition of
all be examined, and we will see what plum tree that old; and did you orange trees are over twenty five feet things described shows that there is
report comes from the State. If it be know that, there is a disease of the high and as thrifty and vigorous as no danger of overdoing the cultiva-
indigenous to Florida, in all parts, we plum from an unknown cause, that i il\ one could wish to see. One tree (peach) tion of the peach in this part of the
are remediless, ,unless ,we have some some. sections of our country is yet; was left on the north side, of the barn, State, and that those who succeed in
other root on which they can be more destructive ,than the "root knot" a fine,large,yellow clingstone: it grew caising a good crop after a warm" winter -

worked. Perhaps,'such a stock may disease.on the i peach, here in Florida ; .. and bore fruitand: was: in every way need not fear competition,:. and.


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.. '" 2 ,l88'tl. : ," ,- '" .. ". -. ',-., -" THE? PLOEIDA DISP ATdH. 1,060

may ,be' sure of a good demand at the south. It is fenced with barbed Hatankio is a little smaller and Orlando post-office, greatly promotedthe
large :prices. wire, ten and twelve strands, except on greener than Botankio which 'latter growth of his LeConte pear, Kel-
The trouble comes from the fact the south side, where is a high picket has a, rosy color on the end. sey plum, and some other trees, by
that our winters are too warm. That fence. The dwelling house, occupied >_G << pounding the ground down very compactly -
this can be overcome'is',yet to be de- only in the packing season, fronts the For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. with a rammer. It is an experiment -
monstrated.Our lake. In the grove is a large packinghouse Timely Suggestions. well worth trying. There is

success the past two seasons and another by the railroad, Secure from known reliable nurserymen little danger of 'making the sandy
proves nothing. both of two stories. They are packed a variety of small fruits for home Florida soil too compact. He also
Those who have been here only from foundation to roof 'with boxes use, such as strawberries, pine apples, uses a roller to harden' his.soil and has

three or four years may think the that have been made :ready; for the plums, especially the Japanese kinds, excellent growth. and crops. i
matter demonstrated. We who have crop,and all growing lighter by season (but do not waste' time and money on "ATLAS." I
been here from twelve to fifteen years ing. In the second story are beds for peaches of Spanish or Persian strains,)

shake, our heads 'and only. hope. the workmen to sleep. Each packing those of Chinese origingrapes several MUSICAL GIFTS I
N. W. house'is provided with a large sorting varieties, figs ditto, Japan persimmons; .

.Welaka, Fla. machine. guavas, mulberries, pears, raspberries, OF NEW BOOKS.
For.the FLORIDA DISPATCH.The On the north and west sides. of the Japan chestnuts, pecans, etc. Try a A Birthday Book: of Musiciansand
<$1.25))by Gertrude H.
Peen-to Not a Cling. grove are two rows of Villa Franchaand few of each of the best kinds that Churchill.Composers A booK of fine appearance: quite

,An article in 'a late number of the Bellair Premium lemon trees that have proved adapted to Florida.. sultab'e date of fora birth gift and and numerous containing quotations the names in,
DISPACH from friend Steele, asserts serve as a wind-break. The grove is, Do not expect that plants that give prose and rsetall I boUt.700 prominent musical -
the Peen-to is decided and has been for years, -charge of great, satisfaction at the North will men. Spaces in the book for every day
a "cling. in the'year give an opportunity to record the
. Another writer as justly it is F. H. King,.ot Oviedo, and it is not necessarily do well here. In ninety. birth of friends,etc.
a free stone peach. Downing in describing only highly fertilized year: by year, nine cases out of a hundred they will Children's; Musical ((20 cts)little is a very
Gift Book taking gem
the Alexander peach remarksof but receives the most thorough culti- wholly or partially fail. Plants from with pictures and good songs.
it, "white at the stone,. to which it vation and attention. The limbs nearly countries where the climatic conditions Please examine Dltson & Co's Bnofc' of
adheres Alexander Ams- touch the ground, but are kept well are similar will be likely to do Musical Literature. They constitute quite
slightly.: a library and are, individually and collectively -
den and Waterloo, are; called semior and openly pruned on the inside. the best. : ,attractive.
half The Peen to The crop this year is estimated at No plant ever becomes fully accli- Kiukel'NCopy Book. Mannal of Music. -
cling peaches. A convenient took for teacher' with
adheres to the stone yet less than from 8,000 to 10,000 boxes; consider- mated though some of the most vig the Elements of music plainly stated good
either of them. "Downing" does not able of the fruit is russet. Picking j orous of its descendents or "sports," printed exercises.exercises Price 75 and) cents.directions for written
"call it a free-stone peach," but says commenced a few days since, but has : may, adapt itself to the changed VALUABLE PIANO COL',ECTIO"S.
been delayed for a few days to let the conditions. Hence Classical Pianist. ($1)). 42 first-class
of it, "flesh pale yellow, with a circle depend upon sue pieces.
of red round the stone, from which it oranges get 'more color on the trees cessful home, rather than foreign or Piano Clnssics.! ($1)Classics.. Agreatsuccess.Young .
People's ($1) Easy
separates' and Its season the "begin several hundred boxes of the riper fruit Northern plants. I and refined music.VALITAHLK ,
haying been picked. They are sent to The importance and desirability of SONG COLLECTIONS.Good .
of Where does 'it
ning September. Old Tunes We Used to Sing. ($1)
the "beginning of September?" New York at an expense,of forty-five planting a variety of all fruits that US Songs.
ripen College Songs ((50 ets.) War Songs ((50 cts).
box and two hundred boxes will in Florida l for home
He does not say in Florida, and as per grow ? use, Jubilee and Plantation Songs ((30 cents).
"Newburg-on-the-Hudaon" is wh reDowning's per week are being shipped to England, cannot be too strongly impressed upon Very popular books at very RETAIL low prices.
experience dates from I as an experiment,at a coat of fifty cents the attention of all who think ol
DITSON & CO., Boston.
read that is where the Peen-to ripens per' box from that city. In two or making this: genial clime their' home. C.H. DITSO &; CO.,887 Broadway, N.Y.
at-the "beginning of September." It three weeks more a full force of hands Growing or not growing fruits is very

cannot be called a free-stone, and it will be employed-about twentyandall likely to be the dividing line between

surely is not a cling, for the "flesh possible advantage be taken' of the content and discontent, success or If.. You Want the Best
condition of the market. failure. .-
from the stone few '
only a "
separates > / < xOna'teef
of the thread-like fibers of the pulp Matters worthy; of attention as regards Do not put all your eggs in one ::
seem fastened into the little intricable this grove are the quincunx styleof basket, but plant such a variety of Boxes

receptacles of the stone. The meat is setting, the low branching, the inside -, fruits that you can have one or more >-yO \

soft, ,pulpy and just as sweet, clear to pruning, the'wide-spreading limbs, kinds fresh every week in the year. It ..".'. :
the nut, as, it is on the outer side, and the thorough cultivation and fertiliz can be easily done on an acre,lot, or' -ANDVegetab1eaf.-: .
the one eating it, as the stone is so ing. Those making groves can profitby even'on a half acre. Great varietycan
very small, will inadvertently take it Mr. King's skillful and attentive be secured on small plats, and by
into the mouth and suck off the flesh. culture, and Dr. Foster's success. intensive cultivation even the quantity '., Crates
All of the different seedlings that I SHERMAN ADAMS. as well as the quality prove a'
Gabriella, Co., Fla.,Nov.7, 1857.
Orange of profit than the large
am acquainted with of the Peen-to source ': Made,write to
are of the same nature as to the "very The above was written over a month field. This fact has been proven time ... .,, ,
small stone to which the flesh adheres ago, and we have since reported the and again, yet few seem to be contentto MEYERS &: MEDDAUGH,
." result of the experimental shipmentsto do their best on a piece of land ofa

With a cling-stone. peach, say Old England:: ED. F.D. size that they can thoroughly culti Longwood, Fla.
Mixon Cling, Heath Cling, Chinese vate. They seem persistently deter ,
Cling, or the Indian Blood peach (I For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.Is e4 mined to skim over l larger fields than .
have eaten some of those old Indian they can cultivate and fertilize thor A.. N.QOBBINS: & BRO
Peach ?
It Death to :the
peaches that were luscious),. while the oughly. ,
outer portion of the flesh is very soft .Will some of our friends enlightenus Before the year closes give your ._!T.J81 .
and j juicy, in some of them it grows a little on the question of the root' bearing: trees and grape vines a good d
harder with less and less flavor as it knot disease of the peach ? I recently supply of bone and potash for the
extends toward the stone, around procured several hundred small bud benefit of the fruit buds. It will
which it is as hard and firm as an ded peach stock from a Florida nur make the fruit set better as well as o

apple, and is not eaten with any de- seryman, from: thirty-five to fifty per, improve its quality. Use no ammo-
gree of pleasure. cent had the disease. I am told by niated fertilizers until February.
JAMES,MOTT. him that the harm it does the ,trees is Dpn't delay beginning the preparation '
S4 practically "nil" and in proof am, of your land for the early spring \
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. shown trees infested with angullulsE garden. It should be thoroughly
,." The Celebrated Foster Grove. which bear well and certainly are cleared and plowed and harrowed several Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters,

J A recent visit to Dr.Henry Foster'scelebrated ?; I healthy looking, On the other hand, time< before planting; also, very 44 W. Forsyth St.,Op.St.Johns Hotel.

seedling hammock grove al t 'we are told ,by Mr. :Mott and others, thoroughly fertilized. MCKSOITVILLE, FLORIDA
Clifton, on the south shore of Lake that the root knot is death to the Jeep adding to your compost heap,
Jesup the only one. in that vicinity peach. I believe, myself, that there: if you have one, if not, begin at once \Glnnsmlthing done in all its branches.
' that :is bearing heavily this year are few or no orchards entirely freefrom : and add to it all the leave, grass ands "fAil Rtmioll IRON t'nttingby SAFE mail WORK8peoial
the disease in the State. If it i i other material t
showed a very fine, thrifty and vigorous fertilizing you can get ':-
grove of twenty-five acres, set i ir I injurious, what is the remedy ? hold of. The compost heap is the '-,.STOP. AT. -THE

quincunx style, fifty-six trees to the VERITAS. gardener's savings bank. He cannot t .
acre, about twelve years since. Itii i$ December 15,1887. judiciouslyget along without it. Marshall 'House
situated one tier of lots south of the r << The importance of closely] packing ,
lake and adjoining the Sanford and The Kelsey. Florida soil by rolling, treading 01 '

Indian River Railroad, which' 'separates .. According to Mr. Goldman ,* the pounding is but little understood.; Mr ;
it from B.F. Whitner's grove 01 Botankio'isiiie. Kelsey -Japan:-'plum.. James M. Connel, at Lake, ,Hiwassee, **-.'SAVANNAH jDECEMBER GA.

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1 070 FLORIDA, DISPATCH. [ 26,1887For

Tomato seed, egg plant and pepper Let us always remember, no matter cauliflowers that you have producedby
The lden. should now:be sown i in boxes or frames. what we plant, that cultivation is manure. your own efforts; therefore let every
Don't allow the plants to be The Planet, Jr., Horse Culti-, family have a vegetable 'garden of
,: : === ::'x : ;: ;::::=::::: : ===: ::: =:jI=: ):=;; :: young
the FixmiDA DISPATCH. crowded; half a .dozen good stocky vator is, perhaps, the best tool for this their own and produce ,their own.veg
WORK FOR JANUARY. plants, are worth twenty spindling crop. Every one must judge by the etables. What a change a good vegetable :-
week ones. J. H. S. nature of his soil how deep to plant. garden makes in a family, insteadof
In the Kitchen Garden. ..0 Our light yellow sandy soils will produce a constant diet of salt meat and corn
"The But leaves the living are swept buds are from there the branches For the FLORIDA DISPATCH the best potatoes, and will do to and flour bread? with perhaps a lot of

With To sprout folded in flower a kinder and air.foliage" Irish, Potato Growing in Florida. plant from.:th "ee to five inches deep; canned goods bought at the grocery
-Bryant. Wishing to get all the informationI but.if the land is heavy, and inclinedto store. It has been repeatedly asserted
*' Oft even now relenting winter smile Irish in be' wet, then the shallow planting that the people in Florida live out of
And Flo Her buds by the soft winds moved, can on raising potatoes
Burst blushing into bloom,forgetful, Florida, I ask for information on this gives the best result. In such soils tin cans, this is almost ,literally true.
Of the-- frost." -SemiTrop."Seed point through the DISPATCH, and at put your pieces of potatoes not more Now dear readers of the DISPATCH
time and harvest" in this the same time give my experience than one inch below the ground, and change this, and plant a vegeteable
genial climate of ours are often side hoping that many readers will give if the rows 'are three feet apart you :garden and'enjoy the fruits, thereof,
by side. Although there are seasons their's in return, especially those who have plenty of earth to make good I you will enjoy better health and
ridges with_the cultivator, on which enjoy life better by working your veg-
for some crops that are well defined in have, raised the Early' Rose successfully
the kitchen garden sowing and reap- in the State. But,only facts is the hilling-up shovels are used, or else etable garden and enjoy the results
with this will relieve the therefrom. It is time haven
ing, planting and ripening are for the what we'want. plow; pota-. now ifyou
:greater portion of the year side by The Early Rose potato; so much toes of all the superfluous rain we may t already, commenced your late
;side. If the former instructions have liked and favored in many Northern get. When ready to plant open your winter garden, to plant seeds for'your
been followed there should be now on States, has, after a trial of some five rows previously fertilized, put your spring and summer garden, such seedsas
the gardner's table-unless the pro- years, proved unsuccessful; therefore, pieces of potatoes about one-foot apart, cabbage cauliflowers, collards, tur-
tracted drowth has prevented list of my advice to new beginners is to go with the eye up, and only one ,eye isnecessary nip rooted cabbage, carrots, parsnips,

',vegetables embracing beets, cabbage, slow on the Early RoSe, or don't say on each piece; be very care- oyster plants, radish, lettuce, tomatoes,
ful to tht pieces down solid into plants. In fact a few seeds now
Irish cannot be raised press egg
carrots, rutabagas, turnips, spinach, potatoes suc-
the ground with either hand or foot. sown, will give a supply for a
chard, {lettuce, radishes, onions and cessfully in Florida, as has been done you
If no care is taken in this respect, then beginhing in the spring foryour table.
Irish and sweet potatoes, a variety by the writer previous years, or at
which, though not large, will appease least until some other kind has been many pieces will dry up and,not sproutat Keep on sowing at intervals for a
hunger, be promotiye of health' and tried. all; others will sprout sickly, andso succession during summer you will be
comfort and at the same time sensibly The Chili Red, on account of its by your own carelessness, you will amply repaid for your time and
:reduce the grocer's bill. good keeping qualities is the potatofor find many blanks when you come to trouble-you give this matter of a vege-
As gardening operations may be me. Next comes the Prolific; dig for potatoes. Especially this,the table garden. Hoping these few rambling -
commenced almost any day in the third, the Beauty;of Hebron. This last case if the land is, rather dry when remarks may benefit some of the
planted. It will require about two< readers of the DISPATCH and induce
in this climate is nice looking but
year we may begin sort, a potato,
barrels of potatoes to plant one acre of them to'improve their homes and
our work anew with this first monthof many of them have dark spots in the
land if the rows are three feet apart.In have an abundance of the good things
the year. The past autumn,'on account center, which is the greatest fault with
of the long continued drouth, the Early Rose with which it is much this neighborhood they are generally from their gardens. / .
lias been the most unfavorable for gardening worse. The Prolific i some two or planted] for market from the middle RAMBLER.
. of Januaay until the forepart ,of February
operations of any we have three weeks earlier than the Chili
lad for years, but we look forward Red, if planted at the same time. Anyone and all netted in the neighborhood ROB'T K. JONES
with hope to what remains of the win- planting an acre.or more and not of four dollars per barrel, which ,
ter and to the coming spring, and instead wishing to'use or ship them all 'at the makes it a very profitable crop! Mostof .
of laying down the spade and same time will find that these two sorts the potatoes raised around here last
rake In discouragement, let us renew just mentioned are worthy of trial. spring were shipped in A pril. Whetherthe T1111LEAPING GROCER
our energies and begin again. The land for growing Irish potatoesthe short potato crop in the Northern
All should have to be ,States will raise the price on. our com-
growing crops coming spring ought plowedat 69 West Bay Street,
special attention, keeping the ground once, then dragged ; this means ing crop is yet a question. Our.potatoes -
clean and free from weeds and well land on which something has been, are mostly purchased by the rich, JACKSONVILLE FLA. >:
stirred. Stirring the soil at this sea- raised before. Have had no experiencein and not by the multitude; the price .. ...' .
paid for them it to be rather'a WILL SELL AT '' '
.son of the year both stimulates growing raising this crop on new land. proves '..
crops and destroys the larvae of in- After the land has been well plowed I luxury; than a necessity; therefore don'tlet
.sects. and dragged f then lay off the TOWS us expect too much; and as long as Wholesale Price'sTO

AB we are likely to have some frosts with a su all plow scooter for cult the old potato bug, generally termed :. ..x
I during the month it will be well to tivation with a horse. The'rows oughtto the Colorado: potato ,beetle, does. not -... ,..r
,sow only the hardiest varieties of vege- be three feet apart, but for band molest us, let us be of good cheer, and FAMILIES, CONTRACTORS" MILL ;
tables during the earlier part of the cultivation, the!: rows two feet apart plant largely,for it will always pay to CONNOISSEURS, TRADERS, HOTELS ''
,month. Seeds of the more tender will answer ; now put your fertilizerin raise something to eat. ;, ,BOARDING HOUSES,Etc.""'>x
r sorts should be sown in boxes, cold the trenches or furrows and cover J. W. C. PETERS.
:frames hot beds directions for the furrow it witha Lawtey, Fla., December',1887.
: or up by throwing one on .. ;
:making of which have already been plow EVERYTHING GUARANTEED.No .
;given in this journal. Consult previous The fertilizer ought to be put into '
numbers; for many valuable 'hints. the ground at least two weeks before Don't Neglect the Garden Drayage. Charged ;;c:
Sowing and planting may be repeated planting, especially if commercial fertilizer The vegetable garden is one of the .
fortnightly, or as frequently as once a is used. Cotton seed meal essentials of life, to provide your table Terzns Casfi.:

month at the farthest, in order to secure makes a good fertilizer for this crop, with the various vegetables that can '. .,
a succession of good tender vege- which is improved by the addition of be grown in this mild climate. Here Send for Price List. <.
tables for the table. considerable The be have succession of
potash. potash can you can a veg- 'To ladies Only. .;,
Our plantings for this month may distributed when the potatoes get their etables by giving a few spare hours '
embrace beets, chard, spinach, carrots, first working, which they ought to every day to this important matter. female A Woman diseases who and was curedr many will years be glad from to
parsnips, reas, Irish potatoes, lettuce, have when about three inches high. Do not get discouraged if you should let less.any;Any lady lady know can the treat remedy herself.which is Samplesent harm-
radishes, onion sets, 'rutabagas and, Would not advise the use of cotton fail to succeed the first time; try again on receipt of letter stamp. Letters
turnips. Remember that our Florida seed meal year after year on the same should be your motto; try and over- cheerfully answered MRS. JANE Addrees B TURNER,
sand needs water as much, almost, as piece of land, either for this or any come the obstacle of failure by trying Lake Maltland,Orange Co, Fla.
it needs fertilizer, and if the -weatheris other crop, nor for fruit trees, on. account -, again, and noting wherein you failedin
dry when the seed is.sown it shouldbe of the large per cent. of ammonia .- your first attempt to garden. Con-
watered daily until it comes up. which it contains, which is apt.,to sult some of your more successful KNAIE
This is not much labor in a small produce more foliage, etc., than fruit. friends and follow their advice,,, you
garden and a small one is all we need Land and crops like a change, as well will be more than well repaid for all PIANOFORTES.UNEQUALLED
for home consumption. Be sure toprotect as anything else, and it seems best to of your exertions by producing your IN .
from frosts if they should come. give the land a dressing of cotton seed own vegetables, and it will give you
Tone Touch Workmanship and Durability.WlLLI1U1 ,
Use your best judgment:Jin applying meal but once in every three years. more joy and pleasure when placed on'the KXABE, &CO.
these and former hints and you will Any good, reliable commercial ferti- table to know that it is the fruitsof
not be disappointed with the resultsif lizer'will give good results, if no well your own labor. How delicious Baltimore,22 and 24 East Baltimore Street.'

: the weather is at all seasonable. .. ,:rotted barnyard manure is on hand. will be lettuce; radishes, cabbage and I :New Washington York...., ,112 Fifth Market Avenue.Space.' :*' '


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DECEiBZH 261887: ;:j ::2 :: ". ---"'--T IE .',FLORIDA \DXSPATOTL ;'," .

.'.. : ..',.-. .I principally on account of the birds I which lie at the roof of the mouth Just I how it may be turned over in

\;: Poultry, being so well dressed and being so back of the root of the tongue. Two The poultry can be weighed
plump and attractive. quick cuts does the business, and then before they are packed, but -

BY W. W. I-ENDBICH.. .. I The very first thing to do, is to keep hold the birds mouth open until he ways a small percentage of loss
the birds intended for about 24 has bleed out, when he can be handedover ing out and in drafts, where
.: :: :;;; ::; ::: :::::;:: ::::;: ; : : ': ::=:: -:;;:: killing
Wyandotte. hours without food, so as to empty to the picker,. who dry picks- more than one draft made in

-, We present with this issue .a, beautiful their crops, for it is a mistaken idea to never scald the poultry-the poultryby when sold.
of fowls bred by think you can fool buyers and palm offa the time he is cool, and even'bef ore. Let one good Commission
cut: Wyandotte, as
pound extra weight of corn. for flesh. In fact we know of one professional handle all the poultry you
I Geo. A. Preston, Binghamton, N. Y. A dressed bird with a full crop soon poultry picker who, on a wager, killed matter what inducements:

No breed has so rapidly come to the becomes discolored around the neck, and dry picked exactly sixty chicken offer you, for you will

front; they are etrictly American and always brings from one to three in one hour, only having the chickens average up much better than

cross-bred fowls, being composed' of cents per pound less than one with an brought to him and taken away as fast ing your shipments.

silver spangled Hamburgs Bredos empty crop, while it seldom sells as he wanted them. .. .
readily. There are so many farmers In picking, remove all the tail and Testing Eggs. "
and dark Brahmas,. the Brahma blood feathers first them in
I regular shippers know better, hav- wing keeping'
predominating. They are black and I ing paid well for their experiencewho one basket, and then remove the finer A.; A. Halliday, in the

white: spangled, with yellow legs and' are so anxious to turn an extra I feathers, the latter being marketable Monthly, says on the subject:

skin and rose comb., In symetiy- plumage -I'I penny: that they readily fall i into. this if kept free from .stiff feathers and Mr.. Bell claims.. that.... the
... -
.. day all eggs w
and carriage they ;
: ... ... chicks in will "
can hardly be surp'assed.They : .
are hardy, ..",' ; ......... ,-, .,..:.... :.. the top of a
very .. ",*,, .',. ::.:,}:,:., .. .J-:;:" ::. ....,,":::..z,.'.. ..... .. t; bowl of water. i:
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and as egg producers ., .d ::,. ''-' '',{:'.:.;.:",,''">>- ,..r.' ''' '>' ;:-;;....;. ... .. .'' \
"It'4'. !t--. <" .i<' not so.
are not to be excelled, ::'t'; I'j' .;....,:,. ',;;-. ,..'.'3. :. '
: S :;: ... : contradiction,but
: t : ,
with the .
exception, perhaps : : ; I wS
whereof I
of one or two of : ,.I II
-. .P.i in favor of
: : -
the .non-sitting varieeties. .
', ,' ml' pw ;
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( mature veryearly / 4', .,. L ....
They )1: rt. warm water,
pullets often lay \tf I- ..':"'", readers don't
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l" f those
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ing at five months' of t '' 1r! '!i<< '
II'i' \ ". '! ," .. 'h \ ''j that sink to the .
make excellent "" 1 ", .u "
They $ \ ,
age. $%; l4.' k..y iif. \- h, "..- i7l.i ..i-.. ) The past week
mothers if allowed ) ,.- t f-' .. y: .."" ;SO 1)..,{ tI: experimented
to set, but are not persistent 1rlr 1fl.tT''I. manner of ,

setters often laying l and in one case
.. Vt ... It r. ,' ).J\J\: ,.W'. ",'l\\. .. R'I.' \ .. twenty-six eggs
two or three sets of eggs .r aJItI. ; I\ \ I plt a'j1", "" -'
/ !.J .IrY.fi:. I! \\\ 1 i :!> 'V. nineteenth

: .. day
q:: .= n :_, .
before: desiring to incu lIT. ; '! /U' 1'I': r.' --====-- <'":s
.. Y :Ii!>... '\. ..,It' \'l1" found twenty
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bate. Their habits r' g r h. .. ? ;
are l\\\I '" i1: '\.t :J':1 floated, and six
I !i.1 : rr7.' I : t itII -- :;
very domestic, and are I O \ : ,/ 14 j / ,; III .";. ".,\\\h"'E.' ,-. "f'iI/JM'JIJ'f.J' '! ; Ij' ; --- .::: to the bottom of
rather moderate eaters. ; =- )d. 3 I : and remained I

1 IJ E 11 '.1r,w' .1\-\ ,.. 1 .. '-' -. broke one of !
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As meat'produc.ers' they l.! I! : -:: i' <;;t'It ,-- 1"S
= '" : ,:
"- ." .. Sf:1: .:JI' t1\ 1\\' : f : I' + ; and found a full
1 f\V--
1 !: .... f.; \
i i1.
have no superiors j\ ;- ljyVfrlh., :> iilY \ ""I.'
put- Ir. : t : 2< ,f I h.V.V11" .
; live chicken in .
\\1. : .: ." m. !III "A ",} 1 l ,'
ting on flesh very rapidly |\\1 I I .\\ ,. .' .:t't: t l/fh'/: '\ \I i ." j d i\I'\, /It, ,' I i Ilt,1, I, I placed the

consequently' are ready under another

for market at almost she hatched
..' any I .. .. ., I II;)! '111 I. ,,1" \ 1 \ .' live
more -
age. When dressed, their I
The other
yellow skins, combined 1 ens.
... .. /' ; I (, 1 H b were bad.
I j. I /UlI! I I I'r. >
t ; :
with their plump andwellfunded I" \J I 'I I \\T( .S m' : 1 1 '/ } ', 1: 1: be seen that it is
; \ ; I' II : $ "I '.1'' ; ( :, i1(< I *' Fd \ f 1rJ/1/, [
make \ .1' ( I .
bypd, I \ I (1 rr'y\ aJtt '.. I'ilf.a 4 \" JA jto throw out as
,. I ) : I j II I\J\ wi;;"'" .' I.' t-J ,I ; !ll \ I' II !, : ,; !tl
them{the most market- 1 ;-: 1.1' !) I llr r\ ,,,1/,1,! i t I,[ that sink
t I J' j I\' i \\'f.1 \ / r 1rl 1 \ I i f{ d eggs
f \
11 }
I u e: of fowls. Market J\t!\ 1 1 1 Wm; Kt ltffltl.i\ l ,t 3 ( I ) \ J at any time
three weeks of -
will find
poultry-men .
tion. I also
S this breed greatly ot WYANDOTTS.error another test -

their advantage. Persons keeping but we wish to impress on from blood and dirt. As: soon as the proves another of Mr. Beal's

fowls for pleasure also wish some them that it does. not and never, will birds are thoroughly.picked, take them, I found that several of the
; will down, wash off or wipe off all traces oi remained perfectly still in
for their trouble find
profit; ; pay.In killing the birds, do not chop the blood on the head and beak, and then brought forth live, smart
it in'this variety. la.fact, the'Wyan- heads off, nor stick them in and hang up the birds to cool off thoroughly the; twenty-first day. No .

dqttes are seldom equaled, and never through the 'neck, for either way_will and 'never on any account at- Beal's experience was just as

excelled. disfigure the birds and lessen their tempt to pack them until all the animal it, and so is mine.
,-S e4 market value. Some stick them heat has passed off, else the .
Dressing Poultry for Market. through the neck and then tie the poultry will reach the market in a A correspondent suggests :

The American'Poultry .Journal, necks up with a rag like you woulda damaged or unsalable condition. well to the poultry. Give a

says sore finger, This, is'a crude way When thoroughly cooled off, get variety of food, grain, ,

The different large markets have different -and a way not practiced now by an ex- clean, strong sugar barrels, or else fish or flesh, ground bone, etc.
perienced Have a boxes holding not than two hundred
and strong
ways. of dressing poultry, person. more their dust box dry and well
just how it is best to do it, to secure twine loop arranged on a convenient or three hundred pqfrnds of fowls.
the best results in prices and quicknessof post, and about as high as your face In these first place ,a; lsy/r, two or three with ashes. Be sure they ,

sales, depends a great deal on the when you are standing. Having inches deep, of clean straight, bright fresh water every day.

.markets you wish to ship to. The caught your bird pass the legs throughthe and sweet rye straw, lining the bottom from the cold winds. A
markets of Richmond and Baltimore loop and then cross the wings to and sides equally with it; now put in a sacks tacked on the windward I

generally :require the poultry to be prevent the bird from injuring himself compact layer ofpoulfryjuet as closely the house
"drawn "-to have the entrails removed by struggling. Now put the head of laid as you can arrange them, then a poultry will
-while i in Philadelphia such the bird in the hollow of the left hand,; layer of straw and a layer of poultry, more comfortable.

poultry, no matter how fine, could, and with the same hand hold the mouth and so on until the package is full, .

scarcely be moved at all, in a wholesale of the bird open; with a thin bladed when a layer of straw is put on and the The, chicken-yard is said a

way. In Hew York, "P iladel.-I and sharp knife, cutting towards the package headed up tightly, so the con- splendid I location, for peach

phia poultry"*always\ leads in price, neck on'each side, .sever the arteries j tents will not budge an inch, no matter trees. '- ., *. ..-* -v;;;

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1,02 .." ,'.",:-;: "., d t-, L_ -.THE FLORIDA' DISPATCH.. DECEMBER 26,188V..., .

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. the tops of a small patch of Spanish An experienced tobacco grower,

The 'flafm Native Corn. peanuts which grow to perfection on speaking of the flattering prospects for

.. .... :In the exhibit of Mr. C. W. Campbell Florida soil. raising the weed profitably, says, "old

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: ". Sr., at the Sup-Tropical there are It is needless for any man who tills field" lands wont do, as it is only on 1

Tobacco on Pine Lands. some fine ears of corn,grown upon his ,the soil to buy,one pound of hay whenit virgin soil that the leaf has the pecu-

Can Cuban tobacco other' ,'Campbell" plantation, near Ocala. can be 'grown and saved for one- liar aroma so highly esteemed in high.
or any Several ears of the Florida White Fourth of what i it will cost to buy it. grade tobaccos.

variety, be raised with profit on fair Flint variety, the common corn of the Four acres of land fertilized will produce .
land? If how
quality high pine so, country, were grown in 1886, yet theyare more feed for stock, planted with
should it be cultivated and what is HARDWARE !
untouched by weevils, while 'specimens maize, Kaffir and teosinte, than is
the best kind of commercial fertilizerto
of the Northern Yellow Dent variety ordinarily consumed on a one-horse s

use? Is muck used in any man- grown this year and equally as farm. We are all too much inclined GEO. LMoGoNiHE
benefit the ask this
ner a to crop. I well filled out, are already riddled by to; pull in the old ruts and a departurefrom .
because I the of
see necessity raising this insect, the hard flinty character of old fashioed ways seems impos (New Building at Old Stand.)
some quick-money crop getting the former it '
rendering comparatively sible.
a fruit orchard established. I think 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.'
free from attack by weevil. Mr. But as Florida is now in a transitive -
tobacco will fill this bill where it I
i Campbell hopes by the cross fertiliza- state will in few havean
we a years,
be raised well al. Hardware, Cutlery Stores and Tinware,
as as any crop,
tion of the two varieties together -
independence unenjoyed
cannot be grown by any Housefnrnishlns Goods. Granite and '.
always as .
though prices to secure a variety with the, other portion of this land. Florida Agate Ware, Sash, Doors, Blinds, ..;
this I have lived in
good as year. hardness of the White Flint, and the to-day offers more inducements for ,the Oils, Agricultural Implements, *<'"'

Florida but two years, and find I yellow color and nutritive qualities of greatest variety of products with the Iron and SteelRope,Belting, ";
have much to learn but have already -
very Hose and Packing,Pumps,
the Yellow Dent. Mr.\ Campbell says least outlay of labor and capital of -
learned that Florida isa State Steam and Water Pipe
when he first to Marion State in the Union.
of came county any Sugar cane, *' nd Fittings Four
grand agricultural. L.possibilities.H. MEAD. (from Missouri) he found his neighborswere i rice, sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes, all ,? Steel_ Galvanised .

*. unable to raise ears filled out at I the grains except wheat, peanuts, Fence Wire,

Editor Florida Dispatch-: both stem and blossom ends. The kernels chufas, cassava, all the. citrus fruits, :Mantels,

In reply to :Mr. L. H. Mead's inquiry were lacking, and the ears were peaches, plums pomegranates, figs, Grates Etc. ,

which you refer to 'me, I will really "nubbins." This Mr. Campbell mulberries, all that grows in gardens, ..... .

that I have had no experience in attributes to their custom of shellingoff tobacco, asparagus-well, it's needlessto Kent For .';:;:u
farming, but have bought tobacco both ends and using the middle try to enumerate, but all the above : Orange Lightning PowderFanners'Friendand

raised on pine land which was good. kernels only for seed. By planting mentioned have been, are now, and Boss Plows, Dangler Oil Stoves,

Mr. Wm. of this kernels from point and base, as well as can be successfully and profitably Perry & Co's Celebrated Stoves and* .
Jennings, ,
county Southern (St. Louis)White
middle, he has been able to overcome here in South Florida. All Ranges
grown '
raised fair
a very crop on pine Lead,Masury's Pure Colon in Oil, ""*
land and got a good price for it. He this, and his ears are well filled out at that is needed is for,people to do it. Masury's Railroad Liquid "

says it paid him about two hundred both ends. die also exhibits some very GEO. W. HENDRY. Paints, Fairbanks'

dollars per acre. Mr. Mead is mistaken fine specimens of popcorn; Irish pota- Fort Meade, Fla., November 26, 1887. Standard Soa.les.

as to a decline in price on ac toes from Florida grown seed, whichhe 'STATE AGENT FOR

count of increased production. If kept through the summer and .. Ramie. Stove Co's'

the duty ,on foreign tobacco is-re-l: ,planted in September, and other farm The chief obstacle 4n the way of Chattanooga

tained, the price will, increase in proportion products. I profitable ,ramie culture is the cost of LOOKOUT STOVES.
Mr. is Superintendent of
the of the Campbell
quality and to beauty improvement of the leaf, brought the Marion ,County Exhibit at the separating the fibre from the bark and PRICES SAME AS IN CHATTANOOGA

about by the farmers' experience withit. SubTropicalExposition, and is on freeing it from the gummy substance .Q-'I'1n Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tit '
Work to
The most important matters that the ground looking after the interestsof which remains after decortication. order.ALBERT

the farmer should give his attention this county. Several machines have, been introducedfor FRIES.; -
is the selection of seed suitableto -OH ;
to this and it is
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH purpose, St. Nicholas, Fla.,
the land which he intend to
on practical difficulties will be sur- Agent for Geo.W.Baker'sROTTED
plant. Stable manure is consideredin Forage Plants and Farm Possibil- :'
older tobacco growing sections to ities. mounted. The decorticator will be to BONE MANURE, .;'

be the best. Some of our farmers use The DISPATCH comes to time ramie culture what the gin has been, Twenty-five DECOMPOSED dollars per WITH ton free POTASH.on board In

cotton seed with success. Limited as "chockful" of good information for to cotton culture. After decortication Jacksonville,or at factory price delivered In

the experience of our farmers is in farmers, fruit growers and vegetable the product can be shipped and New Budded YorK Orange and Umbrella Trees from
tobacco raising, I find some of them raisers. No paper in this State equalsit 2.'> tot I each. ,

possessed with information that wouldbe in point of variety and suitable dots marketed. The degumming, a chemi- SALE. Eggs In Season.

very useful if given to the public for tillers of the soil. I lost much by cal process, requiring elaborate appli- CHOICE BIRDS,

through the columns of some widely, neglecting to subscribe for it sooner, ances, being done at the factory. IFOR' lea.dtngvarletIes at from 82 tot !J I
but I dates and with .Writeforjnstwhatyouwant''
circulated But of now regulate a
newspaper. many According to the Merchant World, .South High SL,Colnmbiu,0hlo.C. 'wf
small cord of buckskin fasten them ''
those well informed men consider '
the International Fibre Company o
themselves incompetent to write-for, a all together in book-form for preser- New York, is building a new decorti-, W. STONE
therefore their valuable vation and future reference. ,
the same principle as the
information cator upon
( is, to a certain! extent, The contributions on crabgrass hay one which they are now so successfully A ;....,;.

suppressed. This is a mistaken idea, I pea furage,yellow millo maize,teosinte, using, to do the same amount of w
and has a tendency to check growth. and Kaffir corn as stock feed, are em-
work, .and; at the same time to be y
who has learned phatically true as far as experience
Every man something my
much lighter, and .to sell at a price
has Shelter for the
useful by his experience should proven.
that will put them within the reachof
give the public the benefit of that ex- curing of all these is essentially better planter who enter into
every may
perience; even if his spelling or his than open curing, however it can be the cultivation of ramie. This .company -

grammar be imperfect, his .abilitiesare done without, but the forage is superior also offers to buy every poundof
guaged by the usefulness of the by it. My stock eat with great
ramie that may be raised in the MIDWAY, ICY.,
information which he imparts to his relish of my last summer's housingof -

fellow men. F. O. MILLER. any and all the foregoing, the country.The Ramie Spinning Company Breeder of registeredBERKSHIRE _
Macclenny,Baker county Florida Decem- old stumps affording, at this date, which is controlled practically by the '
ber 17,1887. of i HOGS
a good supply green grazing; just
same parties, is daily expecting the : ,
It should be borne in mind by our how long they may continue to yielda arrival from Europe of their degum- ":

correspondent,. Mr. Mead, that the supply I can't say, as last spring was ming and spinning machinery, and BRONZE TURKEYS
my first planting, and with, the Kaffir
lands of Baker 'are better expect to begin operations in both departments 'r'k
county I got a poor stand, and my teosinte I -AND-- .,
adapted to farming than many sections surrendered to the crab grass, and as soon as machinerycan
be in
of Florida. ? Pine lands in East gave it up as lost, when, to my sur put place. AYLESBURY DUCKS. .

and South Florida which will not prise, after the crab grass matured it This will be encouraging news to "

went to growing again, and soon silked those who ,have planted ramie the past A fine lot of O.
fair of will
produce a crop corn, and tasseled, and will afford plenty of We understand considerable PIG.Sfe.Suitable
season. a FALL
scarcely yield a profitable crop of to- seed for the coming year. At this ,
has been in in Louisiana $
bacco unless enriched to a corn :producing time my barn is full of fine crab grass acreage put for Southern purchasers, as-they.

standard.-ED. F.....:D. ; .' hay, and the maize, and :Kaffir,, with ,:Georgia andSouth! Carolina. are All lighter guaranteed and express as represented.is cheaper.....-,' ? *

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by giving them a few pounds of good Never will I, on the hottest There was a clergyman, once upona

k: jlonie: Interests.BY : sugar to make up into candy for themselves day, put'' a gloomy black old um time, who called at our house fre-

; '" ,the fun of making adding vastly brella between me and the smilingface quently, but having no family, he had

-'t. MBS. E. A. HILL. 10 the pleasure.To of Old Sol. inadvertently fallen into the habit of
four or five pounds of sugar thatis If you think: this State is suffering I sitting down to read with his hat on;
:, ;'The: Merry Christmas Time. not adulterated, add one pint of wa- from drouth, you should read the let. and such is the power of habit that he

. "Blow,bugles of battle,the marches of peace; ter, one-half teaspoonful of cream of ters we receive from the NorthwesternStates. often forgot to remove it while makinga
East, West, North, and South .let the long tartar, or if this is not at hand, one They are having: such an ex- pastoral cal I do not know to
quarrel cease: tablespoonful of good vinegar to cut perience as I hope may never be our what extent this affected the minds of
that the be-
-Sing the song of great Joy angels -
gan, the grain of the sugar; put this into a lot.Did most of his hearers, but certainly his

Sing of glory to God,,and of good will to man! new tin pan or porcelain-lined 'kettle. ,you hear of any children dying conversation was wholly lost upon me,
-, Hark! Joining in chorus Let it boil twenty or thirty minutes; here from heat Did you hear of the for I kept thinking all the time what
*; The heaven band o'er usl! do not use.a.spoon or paddle to stir it thousands of little innocent lives that exceedingly bad manners for a clergy- .

"-,The dark night In ending and dawn has begun; after it comes to a boil; drop a little of ; were stifled by the blistering, torturing
'Rise,hope of the ages,arise like the sun the liquid into a cup of cold water, so : heat of the North? Did you read of man.Now, the incident above mentionedhas
All flow music all hearts beat
to ,
one.speech" as as to ascertain when it can be pulled. the poor unfortunates who had to hud a moral and an application. Don't

Down this world of work and Pour out into shallow, buttered dishesto dle on hours tops to get the little breathof you think so, Mrs. Editress?
upon cool. When cool enough to handle, air that made. life possible? Did you .ETTA.
worry like the singing of the angel butter your hands, loosen the edges hear of any one having to do so in > e .

hosts comes the pleasant music of the with a knife, but do not stir it; with Florida? Did you pass an) positively For the FLORIDA Recipes.DISPATCH.

"Merry Christmas" chimes, reminding patience all can be got up nicely to uncomfortable nights during the past
the selfish ones of earth that there is pull. Use only the tips of the fingersin season? If you did, come to Volusia PLUM PODDING.-To six ounces of

season, when "no man liveth to him- pulling, as catching in the hand county by all means, and bring your stoned raisins add six ounces of finely
hardens it so it will not be porous. If. bed quilts along, for you will need chopped suet, six ounces of washed
self; when, too 1, thoughts. of a sweeter it turns to sugar,return it to the kettle, them almost every night in the year. currants, a half pound of peeled and
and better life ,come to us all, with add a little acid, and boil but, a few' May it not be possible that you are
chopped apples, four ounces of moist
the effort to give pleasure and happi- minutes and try again. This will not well, and are very much"disap
make nice if the and and that sugar, three ounces of grated breadcrumbs
,.ncss to our loved ones and those dear cream candy sugaris pointed discouraged, you
white and good. It is better whena are looking at Florida with distorted three ounces of flour, a half
children who have been counting the
,t few days old. IDA. vision,.and blaming her for what lies ounce of mixed spices, three ounces of
days until Christmas should come ..
in disordered ?
own system
your chopped peel and six eggs, with one
again. For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. We hope so, because it is well to
half pint of milk. Beat the and
The.resolution to make. this holiday In Love With Florida. have .stories agree, and others from eggs

time a happy one to some fellow creature Editor Home Interests: your own county write so differently.Such spices well together, mix in the milk
To the poor discouraged mortal words as yours are an inevitable by degrees, then add the other ingre-
will meet with
a satisfactory re who sent the melancholy epistle to the injury to the State, and would it not dients, working all to a smooth paste.
turn if there is love and good cheer, Western Rural from Columbia be better if feel that to
county, you way, say Dip a cloth in boiling water,put it on
even though our possessions number Florida, we would say: Come over! nothing until you are able to look
sieve flour it and tie the
a puddingup
'but pence. It is the spirit that is Come over into Volusia 'county! upon'your surroundings little more
life, and the simplest offering fromlove's Come to a county which is neither hopefully and cheerfully, which we well and boil ten hours. When

chalice is for the sunburned nor drouth parched! sincerely hope you may soon be ableto wanted for use plunge again in boiling
a royal gift Come the roses, lilies,oleander, do. water and boil thiee hours. Serve

little folk; a gift that is not an end in geranium and hundreds of other beautiful Florida is good, there is,no disput- with any kind of pudding sauce de

itself but rather a means to an end, is flowers have been and are still ing that ; but she is not perfect. How sired.How

far more productive of permanent blooming luxuriously in almost every could we appreciate heaven if we hada TO COOK TURKEY.-After the
door yard. Come where lawns are perfect home on earth? For the sufferer -: fowl has been well singed and freed
pleasure a set of tools for the boy to
as green and velvety as ever you saw from' the early stages of lung from pin feathers, it should be thor-
work out the creations of his own in New York, Ohio or West Vir- and throat trouble, as well as many oughly drawn by opening one side

brain, is more satisfactory than some- ginia. Come and eat of our delicious other diseases, she certainly makes a just below the breast-bone; be sure to

thing that is made however fine it sweet and Irish potatoes, sweet corn home as near perfect as earth affords, take out everything and then wash

may be, for there} is ever something and peas, tomatoes, onions, radishes, and let us give credit where credit is several times, wipe dry, then plungeinto
beets-(Oh! such good 'ones),-and all due. G. B. SHELDON. boiling water and afterwards into
new to realize but in the latter
case other vegetables and fruits in their Lake Helen, Volusta Co., Dec.2,1887. } cold water-ice water preferred; this
the little mind tires with *-.-.
soon posses time. Come and eat strawberrieswith will
) give a plump appearance; now
For the FLORIDA DISPATCU.Something
sion. Here, too, is the,opportunity of us in January and from then About the Hair. cut the neck off close to the body

:),inculcating the lessons of that better until June. Editor Some Interests: : <- leaving the skin so as to draw it over

:blessedness that comes from blessing Come almost any day in June, Julyor Some weeks: ago a remedy was given and tie; also tie the legs close to the
---- August and stand out of doors for side, having cut off the first joint;
others; little ones are very sus- for the falling of the hair by "Drug'ggist. :
fifteen or twenty minutes after dinner, fasten down the wings with fine
ceptible in this direction and much may and if you do not get all the rain you ." I want to tell you that I have skewers. Take the liver, gizzard,

be added to the sum total of their long for and a good deal more too, I tried that, with good effect. My hair heart, neck, etc., and boil in a quartor

happy time if they are helped to aid wont ask you to stay longer. Or was falling out badly, but two appli- more ef water until done so as to be
and bless others less fortunate than come and look out of the window with cations effectually checked it. used in the dressing. If the turkey is
watch in hand and count how many I read lately, in a medical journal, old it should he boiled some half houror
themselves and we'with them
so may minutes it takes for the croquet set that people should go bareheaded most more before roasting. For roastinga
be permitted to enter more fully into and the ground to disappear from of the time, if they would preserve the bird weighing ten pounds allow two

the true meaning of the dear Christ- view( under the miniature lake, or hair, as a good supply of oxygen is and-a-quarter hours. Baste with salt
child whose birth we celebrate. how rapidly the sawdust from our fine necessary for its healthy growth. The and water, then cover with lumps of
roads is whirled away in the little school-boys of Christ Church,London, butter and afterward baste with drip
And for those of us who are weighted
torrent of water that sweeps down the who dress after the manner of EdwardVI pings.
down /with present responsibilities street. are quoted as an example of what The dressing: Take three pints. of

there, comes the opportunity of leaving Come and sit on my veranda -during may be accomplished by going bare- bread OT; cracker crumbs, chop the

for the time the score of troubles, the hottest hourof the hottest day, headed all the time, as they have a redundant liver, gizzard, etc., fine with a lump of

,' in the contemplation of a hundred of the hottest month in any summer crop of hair which lasts thema butter and a little salt pork, moisten
and feel the soft, balmy ocean breeze life time. with the water in which they have
blessings and by
hopefulness, hearty heavily laden with piney fragrance, It seems to me ,this is suggestive to been boiled, add butter, salt, pepper
sympathy! and charities for the distressed sweep the hair off your gloomy brow, men who wear their hats so much of the and powdered sage in a small quan-

enter into fellowship with put soft,color into your cheeks and a time, in doors and out. I heard of a tity. Fill the body and breast as full

:Him who in giving Himself "givethus new light in your eyes. Feast your, man once who never took off his hat as possible and sew up. Rich mashed

freely all things" to enjoy. optics on our lovely little lake that, during the day time, and at night the potatoes also] make a good stuffing,

....,...-.- ?,.,,, dimples} and sparkles like millions of f hat was the last thing removed before also] chopped oysters are an addition.
,For the FLoRIDA DISPATCH. diamonds in the sunlight. Oh! the going to bed. If there is anything to Should there be more than necessaryto

To Amuse the Children.A sunlight! The bright, cheery,blessed, be gained by it, they might be induced fill the fowl it can be placed at one

: good deal of amusement can bfurnished e health and strength-giving sunlight to leave off the bad' habit of wearingthe side, when the fowl is, half done and

the, little, folks at'small' cost, How I love it. How I revel in' it. hat in the house,:, cooked for future use.

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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT boxes, against 1,752,057 boxes during Our: Railroad Managers.Our pends, but they are compromised by ::1:1their'

r 1886-7. The importation of lemonsfor railroad managers are placedin position, they are between the 1
4 A. H. MANVILLfi, Editor., the nether millstone of
same' seasons was 1,414,121 a peculiarly embarrassing position. corporate mo"h i

Contents. boxes and 2,339,299 boxes, respect- They realize that to secure immediate nopoly and the upper mill-stone ? of ,

ively. revenue as well as for future profit, public welfare. Monopoly demands \
Umbrella Pine; The Camphor Tree; it would be good policy to reduce its "pound of flesh" while the people .
Crape Myrtle; Wonderful Plants..1077 Cold Storage. .
GROVE AND ORCHARD-The Root Knot;' freight and passenger rates. Present stipulate "not a drop of blood."
AnguiUula and Plum Stocks; Root Inter-Ocean Cold Storage Com .
Knot Peach Trees population and existing industries
; Among Orange
Trees; Peaches In' South Florida;The pany of Riverside (Cal.)protests that Root-Knot. :'
Peen-to not a Cling;The Celebrated cannot support the roads under any
Foster Grove; Is It Death to the Peack? the derogatory reports concerning the From many sections of the State ;
The Kelsey;Timely Suggestions..1068-1069 possible tariff. An incraase in popu- .
operation of cold storage in Riverside
THE GARDEN-Work for January;Irish lation and production absolutely orchardists are complaining of the

Potato the Growing Garden,In..Florida?;.Don't.......Neglect ....-1070 which we published some weeks since, essential to the prosperity bf the roads presence of Root-Knot (Angullulcz)
POULTRY-WyandottesjDresslng Poultry are misleading. They assert that the
for Market;Testing Eggs..............1071 as well as the, country. This can only] on their peach trees, report amore
THE FARM-Tobacco on Pine Lands Native failures some reported were caused be" about or less injury to the trees from
brought by inducing
Corn Forage Plants and Farm peopleto
Possibilities; ; Ramie.......... entirely Jby imperfect fruit, and state come here and convincing them its ravages. Still, we do not think
HOME INTERESTS-The Merry Christmas that with few exceptions of this char- the extent of this damage
Time; To Amuse the Children In that their industry will be profitableif or
Love with Florida Something AbOut acter their operations have been suc
the Hair; Recipes..;............................-J073 they locate here. They recognizethe warrants the assertion that it threatens -
EDITORIAL-Cold Storage; California cessful and satisfactory to their pat- I the existence of the peach industry '
fact that the and
Our Railroad ., immigration exposition
Competition Managers
Boot-Knot.;.......u.....',' ...... ;.1074 rons. They say that out of one hun- schemes and other efforts :in Florida. It seems to us that
METEOROLOGICAL..... .*................1075 dred and five car loads of oranges of whichwe
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT......1075 which they encourage without giving I Judge Knapp's note warning,

QUOTATIONS................... ...1075 shipped through cold storage last'winter substantial assistance will be abortive publish on another page, is unnecessarily -
CALIFORNIA-Riverside Tropical California only three arrived in poor condition "
; Its Dying Throes; ................1075-78 so' far as accomplishing this end is alarming. The "Yellows,
; that they ,have grapes now "Root-Knot" in
which be
CORRESPONDENCE-Why TrucklngDon't concerned. They know that the to compares
Pay;Don' -Klck the Bottom Out Boys; in storage in fine condition which
Tariff on Oranges; Orange Statistics 1078 is its'anticipated effects, has not put a
FLORIDIANA-State Items -. ...;...1 to profitable peach growing ,
4 to the attitude of the railroads I
report fruit stored for sixty days last neither have scale insects
the North ,
"merry Christmas" to every than to California competition or to
summer, then taken out and kept for }
reader. the freeze of '86. It is manIfestlygood foot-rot, or die-back destroyed our
twenty days exposed to hot days and But his suggestionthat
policy to reduce the local fare to orange groves.
The Fruit Exchange has done about cool nights, after' which it was 'displayed this trouble merits immediate at-

twice as much business as it did up to to the assembled wisdom of the Northern three cents roads a mile in; to reducing prorate with the tention ,and investigation is certainly

this time last year. Horticultural Society of the State. timely. Dr. Neal has been givingthis
-.I through passenger rates to Florida at
offer unsolicited testimonials
They numerous attention and should
There farms in the the lowest which matter some
are 5,000,000 very figure they can
in contravention of the unfavorable and
United States, of which one quarter induce the Northern roads to adopt, receive the assistance cooperationof
experience published.
are worked by renters. and to reduce the initial tariff on out- our fruit growers in the prosecutionof
\ his We have
California Competition.. going produce so far at least as will investigations.

California's orange crop is twice as Californians. have been forced to remove the discrimination now made brought the matter to the attention"of

large as that of any previous year. adopt cold storage as the only method in favor of incoming freight. The the United States Department of Ag-

The fruit is still green. by which they can get their fruit into immediate result of such reduction as riculture and trust they will give it.

G 4 Eastern markets. The conditionswith the consideration it deserves. The
a whole and in each individual case

California imitating the"Belmore"and which they have to deal are not would be an increase in volume of experiments and investigations into

"St. Andrew's Bay" schemes. A well known. 'It is difficult to realize business more than commensurate the insects affecting the orange have
lot in Shelbyville (Cal.) is now given been of benefit to the State and
that it can be 86 at Riverside and with the reductions made, as well as great
with each ticket to Shelby's Chicago into the "Root-Knot" is of
8 below half to Kansas City an inquiry
way adding largely to the future prospect of
theater. These symptoms are always yet this fact rules out the old fruit the roads and consequently to their equal importance. .Like"Judge Knappwe
in the last stages."
present car. "That 300 boxes of fruit, at 86 value. That these facts should be- have no faith in quarantine regulations -

The freeze of November 20th dam- can be loaded into a car with sufficient come patent to everybody and still in restricting the diseases and

aged the cane in Louisiana. The lands protection to keep the cold out fail to induce action on the part of the insects affecting plants. They have

now being drained in South Floridaare and suffer no 'harm from sweat, needsno roads, who have left it for the peoplein tried this method pretty thoroughlyin

among the richest sugar lands in argument. When the danger of their unqestioned right to insist California, but it has not worked "-

freezing has passed the Mojave desert well. A given expenditure is more
the world. Thousands of acres below that their public highways should

,all danger of damaging frosts. on which fruit is exposed for at serve the best interests of the public, profitably invested in acquiring a

o 4 least a day with a mercury of 100 to must be very mortifying to our rail- knowledge of such affection than in

President Ingraham says the Commission 120 another obstacle to the attempting to prevent its introduc-
presents road managers, who see that the Railroad
rates will force the South fruit car." Even the Riverside Echo Commission was unnecessaryand tion.While
Florida into the hands of receiverin scientific is in
a is constrained to admit that "more would ,never have been consti-- investigation

less than a year. If the company, than one-third of our total crop is lost ced if the railroad corporations had progress as to the specific nature of

after building its line through a new when shipped by the ,ordinary meth- consulted their own interests in con "Root-Knot," it is important that the

territory, hasn't the "sand" to main- od." These are difficulties with which suIting the best interests of the ,State. following questions be answered:-How

lain: it until the country is sufficiently South Florida growers do not have to While our Railroad Commissionis widely is its distribution in this State?

developed to support the road, the contend. engaged in protecting the capital Is it confined to any particular soil or

it into the hands of b 4 other condition ? Is it
sooner goes a receiver peculiar to
We trust the discussion and investi- invested in our railroads by makingrates
the better.According Florida, or is it found in other States ?
gation of the Angullulce will not create which will give them a lucra-

to the tabular statementof a root-knot scare among; our tive busiuess, we should not grow Have any practical remedies been,
discovered? We shall be .
glad to
the Foreign Fruit Exchange, whichwe orchardiste. We know of flourishing irate at the opposition of railroad
hear from orchardists
throughout the
publish elsewhere, and for whichwe peach orchards trees for which were managers; these men rather deserveour :
State this
on subject.
are indebted to Messrs. Sgobel & infested with root-knot when planted sympathy. They are shrewd, far- ---- -. .-.. _

Day, New York agents of the Florida several years ago, and have had knots seeing' men, who appreciate and approve Prof. G. W. Webster, of Lake He-

Fruit Exchange, the total receipts of on their trees ever since, yet more prolific the work of the Commission, len,was, elected by the North American

oranges at all ports of the United and vigorous trees .,are seldom upon which the,' very existence of the Be -keepers' Society as its vice-

States during ,1885-6 were 862,373 seen.. ." %, 'J interests" which ;they represent de- president t-t for the State of Florida atI
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DECEMBER:!26,. 1887.] -: THE FLORIDA. DISPATCH. /- 1,075


the annual meeting of the association, PUBLISHER'S, DEPARTMENT.CHAS. Nursery Trees for- Kale-Peach and Kelsey", For Sfcle.

J Plam. A fine lot of Norwegian Ducks, at $4
held at Chicago i III.,'on the 16th, 17th W. DACOSTA, Publisher In December I can commence supplying, per trio; also several pair! nice Peafowls.
those: who want them with nursery trees at Address W. FuLLER
and 18th of November.In ,
price mentioned. below. and In any quantity *
San Mateo
the selection of Prof.: Webster THE FLORIDA DISPATCHIs desired BARR'S: EARLY DAISY,.BARK'S LATE Fla

a2i-pageweekly,devoted to AGRICULTURE, DAISY and BARR'S. CREAM; 'Dormant ct
the society has most happily securedan HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY, IMMIGRATION buds, less than 100,35 cts.each, by the 100 at W& ED.-A competent workingman.

experienced apiarist, as well as a and HOME INTERESTS FLORIDA. SO at els.20 cts.each each.PEENTO, 500. at: 25 cts, and,, by the 1000 married, to work in-and take charge of

and HONEY less than 100 at grove and packing-house. Must be
botanist its in. ;
practical to represent Terms of Subscription 15 cts. each, over 100 at 12J% cts. each; where handy, willing and able to bud, plow,

terests in Florida. Two Dollars per year,in advance,postpaidto 5CO trees are taken a'discount of 5 per cent. hoe, etc. A steady, industrious man
of'the United States or Canada will be 'given, and ten per,' cent. discount find steady place. State salary
"- any part ; where 100' are taken. can a
The "Christmas number" of the to foreign countries comprised In Postal OTHER VARIETIES: Under ICO at 15 cts., expected, 'and address EMPLOYER,
Union,Two Dollars and Fifty cents. and over at 12U with discount as above.KELSEY'PLUMS San Mateo,.Fla.
,*Jacksonville News-Herald is a model The date when the subscription expires Is ;Under 100 at 25 cts.each; .
more than 100 at 20 cts. each. No discount
paper. It is not a "Trade issue," but on the Address Label of each paper, the allowed. A New Iiaw Firm.
date be- Barrs' Daisy and Cream peaches are certainly -
change of which to a subsequent
is filled with original articles and the No other excelled by no peaches I have ever The Jacksonville law :firm of Christie
for receipt -
I comes a receipt
seen. The Early Daisy matures along with & Alude will, on January 1, 1888. be
favors of regular advertisers,and is the is sent unless requested.The Its parent, Peen-to but Is much larger and succeeded by Mudge & McBride. Thisis
the finer. The Late Daisy matures with the
! paper Is ,stopped at expiration
largest ,Sunday newspaper ever gottenout unless renewed. 'Honey and Is large,well colored and by some a good.legal com iination.
subscription, previously ,would be considered the nicest. It, too, Is a *
in:the.State. Reader, if you wanta When a change of address is desired,both seedling from the Peen-to; so is also the
the old and new addresses should be given. cream, and ''though less showy Is consideredby ORANGE QUOTATIONSFrom
good metropolitan newspaper, dailyor many as the best peach of all. Under the
head "other varieties" I have a
Remittances seedling Florida Fruit Exchange.
weekly, subscribe for, the ;News- i from the Honey which is wonderful bearer
at the risk of the sender, unless made by i and finer in quality than the Honey. I have JACKSONVILLE, December 20, 1887.
Herald. September peaches, botnsoft and cling, and
t: check order
registered or by ,
express many excellent summer varieties too numer- Our latest telegraphic advices report
or postal order,payable to ous to particularize in a short notice. '
For many years we failed in grape CHAS W. DACOSTA, The'Kelsey Plums are budded Into peach prices for Florida oranges as follows:

culture because our viti-culturista: did .. Publisher, Florida Dispatch stock to the number of five or six thousand. Strictly fancy..........,. $3 25 to$3 50 per box
Jacksonville,Fla. All the nursery trees are from seed grown In Choice brlghts...... ......?. 2 75 to 3 00 "
not properly prun'e'their vines..: The Florida and especial care will be taken to sell Ordinary brlghts_:..... ... 2 60 to 2 75 "
vast exactly the ,varieties they profess to be. Choice russets. ..,... ....H 2 2>to 2 50 "
peach is unsatisfactory in many.Flor- The nursery is among my standard trees and Ordinary russets .....175 to 2 00 "
TO ADVERTISERS.The hence the low figures at which I propose to Common russets and culls 1 25 to 1 60 "
sell, for the little trees must come out. The
ida orchards for the
same reason. DISPATCH is THE LEADING AGRICULTURAL above lowest cash
figures given represent my No change in prices since our last bul-
We shall get on better in fruit growing large circulation JOURNAL In OF Florida THIS STATE and throughoutthe and has a those figures.above.,Parties named desiring can probably other varieties get them than by letin was issued. The markets have

when learn to United States and foreign countries corresponding with me, as I have the Craw- held up remarkably well so far. In our
our growers applythe wherever the Interest is turned Southward.It .
ford, Chinese Cling and many others not latest reports, however, three markets
first principles of pomology. IN THE SOUTH-especially for Real Es- named. trees.Alpo good Address supply me of at four-year-old Evinston, advise to stop shipments, they being

tate,Nurseries, Transportation lines, Banks, orange Alachua county, Fla. G. W. MEANS. overstocked. Similar reports will no
Have railroad companies rightto Hotels, and those branches wherein it is desirable -,. doubt come in from other points as soon
any to reach our winter visitors or our -
rapidly increasing permanent population. Mammoth Bronze Turkeys: as the holiday trade is over.
destroy the prosperity of a State because A. K. HAMMOND. are the king of turkeys, attaining greater The bulk of the fruit now. going into

its people are unable to pay Manager Advertising Department. size in less time than ,any other Known market is russet, the supply of really
fruit is not equal to the demand.
breed. Gobblers when matured will fancy
them handsome dividends on watered I Summerfield Nurseries. Reports regarding decay in transit con-
weigh 35 to 45 pounds. Pecan Ducks are
capital, in addition to vested rights Attention is called to the new adver-' the largest breed of ducks, good layers tinue to come in.
tisement this week of the above ,Nurse- and very productive of feathers. Colora We expect the demand will drop off

and land grant bonuses. ? ries, Mr. S. R. Frink the proprietor, rich, creamy white. Send for illus- for a week or ten days after Christmas,

-. .- has a beautiful, thrifty, well cared for, trated descriptive price list. Address, and we advise very light shipments from

Our railroad companies should be and his trees are particularly free L. D. STAPLES,Portland, Michigan. now until about January 1st, so as to

given distinctly! to understand that from insects. November, 14, 1887. give the markets a chance to clear up,
*'. which they will quickly do, if not crowded -
they] must operate their roads in i the Napauee, Ontario, Canada. with new shipments daily. Such fruitas
CF" postal to Allamonte Nurseries, I
public interest, or yield their franchisesto In our issue of November 28th, we requested Altamonte, Orange Co., Fla., for cata. remains can be marketed to good advantage -
after January 1st if the
a copy of the Southern Cultivatorfor logue. Seeadvertisement., ... g growers
those who win
will for the next ten
October 1887. We received this weeka -MM-. only ship sparingly

4 copy from Chas. Stevens, Napanee, Wanted, Situationin d The
The who make Ontario, Canada. Mr. Stevens is export- movement of foreign fruit is be-
man can a tree Florida, Jacksonville or vicinity pre- afloat
coming quite active. There.is now
ing large quantities Canada Unleached ferred, by a married man, competent and
is not always a good orchardist.He 65,150 boxes foreign booked to
grow Ashes to all parts of this and other States.: experienced in.Real Estate, Abstracting, oranges
and Jan-
must know how to make it bear Parties wanting a reliable fertilizer can Conveyancing, and Loan Brokerage arrive between December 21st

fine .fruit in abundance obtain prices and a 48-page pamphletfree can furnish best of references. AddressM. uary As 8th.usual, the bulk of this fruit is destined
him. Address<
by writing E. Hall Jefferson Greene County,
CHAS. STEVENS, to New York, where it will be
\ Meteorological. Napanae, Ontario, Canada. -..,.... sold at auction immediately on arrival,
and not held in store to decay and be
The Pure Bone Meal :
r- --.. >>>a peddled out in driblets as is the case with
r 03oa < dog "M'gl and Sulphate of Potash made and sold Florida fruit.
.I9q"1Ja q bulk of
4CM the our
ii < The Mapea Manures Enable the Tomatot.
" ., #___ 1:4 JO d.2 522 "'G Resist the Withering Effectsof by Williams &' Clark Co., is the best In our next bulletin we will give you a
...../ u* 'J'B18 eiwaA.V o oo 02 quality that can be found. These goodsare complete statement of the receipts of for-
: the,Hot Summer Sun. reliable, and in buying them one always -
and lemons at all in
w rfS'fl R. F. Cassels Island Grove Florida eign oranges ports
gets value received.
the United States 1885-6
during seasons
l 'f.),1"CI)0 10-t-- tos
Lnup I writes, September 19, as follows & Clark
O H& UWK ClcotCOQlCOt.Q : : Vegetables where Williams and 86-7..
,. 0 tIC I:find that the Mapes Fertilizer for vegetables Co's High Grade fertilizer has been used,

E:4| 3"S 2 goes far ahead of any other brand.I are looking the nicest, and seem to have Respectfully A. M., IVES Gen1 Alan'gr.
U3OL8Atia& have tried it and several other brands.I ,
O SO -< the best start. These goods are favorite
r.q".. "dQO. = C.* tested it'with stable manure by setting with the vegetable grower. .

..< 'uO laaIaW : some tomatoes side by side, and manurin WILLIAMS & CLARK Co. New York Market.

OJO j ?.>,tlars"S : ? part with stable manure and part per H. L. Moxley.
00 December 22 IB 7.
OQ .. ,
with the Mapes Vegetable Manure., It *. *
-:: .... S was a good race for a while, but when The receipts of oranges somewhat less
.: .. 'sqipajpunqpu ,1"\(0 C) 35 p// the hot summer sun set in the stable ma- Ashes. this week and demand large, especiallyfor
o sagaul at q.".1..9qcE+ + ZJd nure failed. The fertilizer held out, and Genuine Canada unleashed hard-wood bright fruit of selected sizes, selling

p tl'BJUI'B.I' uua .! kept the tomatoes in good condition and Ashes for sale by_ George E. Wilson, for $3.25, other bri $2.50 to $3; rus-

DO s dH stalks perfectly green. Agent Bradley's Fertilizers, Jacksonville sets, $1.50 to $2. Fancy snap beans sell-

a= I 3-d *-.-. Fla.Any ing $3 to $4 per crate. Cucumbers, $2
I.'sIluQUaj' OOana : ItJc. .* much colder and
... <. ;oi Bidwell's Early Peach. to $4. Weather veg-
a Finding our stock of June budded trees person having roots of the hop etables in demand. G. S. ,PALMER.

.... m H mumtan: I 3J3S&5S35SS338S: .10:.10:'0 h" larger than anticipated, we offer from vine to dispose of, can :find a ;purchaserby .

r o Q f this date as follows: June budded trees, addressing' Boon Brothers, manufac- You can get a bottle or barrel of oil

a 1II,1XIJUJ'i : : : ,gg m. 24 to 36 inches, 25c. each; $2.25 per 10'; turers of Mrs. Green's Pure Hop Yeast, off woolen stuff by
O i iCg ... any carpet or ap-
t .=
... $20 per 100. The.trees are exceedinglywell Jacksonville, Fla.
'O plying dry buckwheat plentifully and
rooted. P. J. BEECKMANS. -- .

rS 'ialaul0iuwool" .!"pcoo :'.. gC November 1,1887, Fruitland Nurseries Seed. faithfully. Never put water to such af

)> .:. "AUUa., : 1t89N' I CQ .:a; Augusta, Ga. Thirty full sized packages of fresh and grease spot, or liquid of any kind.

o, -= -=-=: ---...--. -.. -.-.-.. .. a O cpa S4 reliable'vegetable seeds (your choice o Take five cents' worth of lime, dissolve
: .: i : : i : Notice. varieties) Free, by mail, for $1.00.
1 .
'!*. ;," .it--I" .:. .: .;-.. 'j.cas f Four weeks after date, I will sell at Send for prices-low as is consistent, in a pail of water, pqt in the

...o..;.. dm (0:- ...o;as".> .'". auction at the wharf of Bay and Washington with grade of seeds offered. clothes; let them remain three or four
,' 'tS a 'epZ 1: 1 streets. Jacksonville Fla. BT Special prices to market garden, will
: a -cC \ \ azGl hoars, then wash, and the mildew
as as -o "
', ....:.:. d as 'tSC one hoisting engine for storage and other ers.,.53 address< all and does not Injure the
.tus'g: = 1ft'! 0 it ,
'l 1: j o.p GI.Q *: & : charges, for: whom may concern. C. C. HART" .
_. '. .'; ". ',, rr.CIl:2 t-4 E4 .oJ *. : JOHN. C., I/ENGLE.. ':Eustis_ Fla,, cloth.

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.. II thought :that M Cutter's Japanese For the FLORID DISPATCH. uary,1882. The snow, seven inches
: : ''J.:'i'':! ',. i i ..current' ,had struck Riverside: endwise. Tropical California.. deep, as it was on the 5th of last Feb-
-'. ". ,', .1. I to Mr.\ and Mrs. Leonard but other parts of the State, particu-
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. best measure of its capabilities. Southern -
Parker, of Anaheim; that before, the, larly the southern, had less snow, the
,BIVBBSIDB.Devastated frost he could have sold his nursery California produces no tropical storm there instead of snow gave torrents -
i I stock for ten thousand, dollars, after fruits except the banana and guava, of rain and hail, with heavy
by Frost, and Buried i the frost he sold his ;stock for one and these to a very limited extent. winds$ accompanied with thunder and
Under a Foot of Snow.-The' thousand dollars;;;a,loss,of nine thousand And their, production in so frosty a lightning. A detailed account of this
Washington: Navel; a Failure; dollars in one night, while here storm is given in the Monthly Weather
rendered the fact
In your ,issue of October 17th, Mr. in Anaheim the young and tender region is possible by Review of the Signal Service Corpsfor
c. Burgess, of Riverside, has taken .growth lof1\ lemon is, never touched that when killed down by the frost February, 1887.
by Jack Frost. they readily sprout again from the But for an account of the great
the liberty to state, ,that no variety of Mr.\ Byron Q. Clark, manager of roots and bear fruit in ,a short time. snow-storm of January, 1882; the
orange can be grown here in Anaheim I ,the Park.Nursery Company,Pasadena, To show that I do not misrepresentthis reader is referred to the annual report P
with marked success. Any person in a letter to me, said: I was in Riv-: region as to its liability to frost for that year, Part II, p. 204. I
who has lived in ,Southern California erside last March:and saw the bad effects and ice, I quote from the Signal Service here quote a few passages relating to
length of time, knows' that Ana- of the frost in many orchards, reports of the United States ,Ar- the extreme southern part of the State, .
any and you can ,see the 'effects on the my. For December, 1878, we read : "Riverside, snow five inches deep and
heim is the mother colony, and that limes to day,as theyhavenot removed, "Ice formed on the Pacific' coast as follows still falling, good sleighing in the orange -
she is situated in the heart of one of the old dead tops. : Sacramento, Cal., 8th, 14th to groves:' uln San Gorgonio Pass
the most famous ,orange belts in,the I Several years ago Riverside was, 20th, 22d, 26th, ,27th, (two and one- two freight trains were blockaded.The .
world. I thought I would not notice treated withone foot of snow on the half inches), 29th (three and three- cuts in the Pass were filled to a
this at first as person who 'has, level', while here :in delightful sunny fourths inches). Los Angeles, Cal, depth of six to eight feet with}drifted
any semi-tr pic Anaheim,we were basking 12th, 13th, i4th,18th, 25thReport snow." San Gorgonia is now called
seen or heard of Anaheim would not: in the merry sunshine eating strawberries -. for 1879, p. '692. Beaumont, and is a few miles east of
believe' such a statement, but when and cream. To, give your For December, 1879, the record Colton and Riverside. "Campo, Cal.,
that little sheet called the, Valley Echo, readers an idea how profitable we says : "Ice formed in California at San 13th, snow fell to the depth of twenty
of Riverside, comes to his assistanceand make orange' :culture here in Anaheim Francisco on the 24th, at Los Angeles inches; 14th, ceased snowing at 10.20,
makes the statement and in I will quote several instances: .on the 25th{? ,plants and vegetables in a. m. 15th, nearly three feet of snow
same -
Mr. Davis a, merchant, harvested many loccalities, entirely destroyed." on the ground, many drifts eight feet
your issue of November 21st.we find from thirty trees 298 boxes of fine We further learn, that at the same deep; 16th, all communication cut
J. E. Cutter, of Riverside, trying, to oranges, nearly ten boxes to the tree, time, ice was two and one-half inches off. 18th, the snow slowly blow his foghorn over Anaheim.I at $1.50 per box, on,the trees, amounts; thick at ''Red Bluff, while at ,Sacra- ing. Reports from the surrounding
thought it was 'about time to take up, to very.nearly fifteen dollars per tree,; mento the water pipes in the city were country show great loss of stock; roads
a nice little :sum for a small city lot.. frozen up, and :Hooked Lake, below still impassable." The reader will
the and defend home whichhis
cudgel my ,i ,Mr. Leonard Parker' netted one the city, was "frozen over sufficiently'solid bear in mind that Campo is in the extreme -
situated i in the great Santa Ana val- thousand, four: hundred, and nin ty- for. 'skating.."-See Report for south of the State, and about
ley, one of the loveliest valleys in the;! three dollars: ,and, eigbty-five: cents,off 1880, p. 670. fifty miles from San Diego. Califor
world. No doubt the good people of of 200 ,trees--$700. per acre-is not At'Campo, on the Mexican e,fifty nia is tropical enough in the summer,
Florida are pleased\ that the River- bad, for ,Anaheim.. Last season the miles from the. coast, on 'the 29th ofJanuary as will be seen from the following from
lowest price J.: received for; my oranges 1880, the temperature fell to the Signal Service Reports for Sep-
have ceased
sixers speaking'disparag-, was $2 per box: net ;;many of them 'zero, and there was frost every: monthin tember, 1885 : .
ingly of Florida,and have turned their brought me $3 and $4 per box, and the year.. See report for 1881, page Poway, San Diego County, Cal. 105
attention to Anaheim. Unlike them ,many of'my trees;turned off ten boxes Munietta, 107
(the Riversider.s),'we are not, in' 'the per tree. T will ,guarantee that I the year 1880 there were but Fall Brook," ,' 110
habit speaking disparagingly of have nearly 300 trees on my'place three stations in 'the United States Los Angeles.Los Angeles County,
every other place but that in which that will average ten boxes per tree, ;where there was frost every month, in Cal., . . 109
we live. If you will allow me to state all\ / fine: bright oranges of even and! the year, viz: Campo, Cal., Moutt In addition to the abovethe, Los
a few facts which I can prove, 'we ,of and marketable size. Mr. Harding, Washington, N. H., and Pike's Peak, Angeles Herald gives the following
Anaheim are willing to allow the,world f foreman, r the Earl Fruit Company. Col.,and one of these was in Southern for the 21st day of that month :
to judge which is the most successful remarked to Messrs.: Kellogg Bros. 'California,,,where it has been so often Colton, . . 208
as an orange growing section,Anaheim' .that; the, oranges they ,shipped} from said that "frost is unknown." The Pomona, . . : 109
or Riverside. ,Mr. Cutter,in his letter, Anaheim gave better satisfaction in same year there were two; iations'in, :San. Fernando, .:' . 110
says: the East than any other place they the United States where there was no' Newhall, . '. . 112
bIr. C. S. Burgess, of Riverside,tool ,had shipped f from in Southern Cali- frost and both of them were in Florida Passodena, . . 118 r .
only states the'excellence,of the Washington fornia. viz: Punta Rassa and Key West. .This certainly: is torrid, but tropical
but is nowise unjust towards -- Now, Mr. Editor, ,,,X.think I have -See p. 677. means more than that. In its prac 1- ". \
Anaheim, the home of Marshall said enough to satisfy any unprejudiced Punta Rassa.was a station from 1871to cal sense it means "exempt from cold,"
Haight and editorially ,you cast' a mind that Anaheim is much 1883 and ,in the, twelve years, 33 is well as possessing heat. And just
doubt on Mr. Burgess's opinion., Np 'better adapted to orange. culture than above was ,the lowest record, which here is the rub for tropical California.
doubt Mr. Editor,you think as we do, Riverside. was January ''7, 1879. In January, She has no area where tropical-fruits
knowing' the statement made by, In. :conclusion, I,wish testate I have' 1882, California: had a regular blizzard can be successfully cultivated. Even
either gentleman' to be absurd and learned that the mighty :Washington extending the whole length of the most favored regions have frequent
ridiculous. As far as Mr. Cutter's fog Riverside Navel is as8hy{ a bearer in the State into Mexico.At frosts and often very untimely.At .
and sunshine theory. is concerned Riverside_ 'as itis in Florida_ Anaheim, Mary ,vill on the 12th, "ice Riverside, Cal., on the 7th of
will state that we can very often castour or anywhere else. ', A friend of mine formed sufficient to bear a man's April, 1875, the mercury fell to 25.
eyes east up the Santa Aria Canon who bas an interest in an orange orchard weight. Just think of it! On the 7th of
and see heavy banks of fog hovering ,at Riverside, remarked to me At Alta, "temperature 22 below April, when vegetation generally and
over Riverside) |o thick that. 'i it can'be that he has,been';mad.enough at 'him freezing," and "reservoirs frozen sufficient particularly fruits in that climate are
cut with a sp ae., Mr. Cutter 'saysthat self, and would, if he could, kick-him to permit skating." At San Gor- in the.stage of growth most easily dam-
the Japanese :current,is cooler self out of Southern California, for gonio, temperature 19. At Campo, aged by cold, it was one degree colder
than the Gulf stream, our,'coast. district planting the Washington Navel in his on the Mexican lines, the temperaturewas than at our Island Home during the
differs in climate materially from' orchard? Riverside, that 'they 'willfeear 6. This California' blizzard was great freeze of January, 1886. But,
the coast of Florida, &c. He wishesto pretty.well about\ .every threeyears : followed ,by a great, snow-storm; extending Florida has a large area that is never
impress upon the minds of your and if he had planted the Mediterranean the whole length of the State, visited by frost except at rare and remote -
readers that Anaheim being about sweet instead of the navel, and far down i into ,Mexico. intervals.
\ forty miles west of Riverside, is too he, would l .have been a great many more Those whose!! memories extend backto Punta Rassa, about one-third up t
cold to make orange culture a success. dollars ,in pocket' than is n6w last February, will remember that the State, on the Gulf coast, was a Sig-
He does not inform your readers that .,I presume when those three meet the snowstorm that was so general nal Service station for twelve years,
the Riv rsiders lost thousands of dollars again on account. of that very hard has not; the genuine Washington the month was represented by the papers on the east coast, nearly as far northas
freeze they had last:March. if your Riverside"Navel of"thEt State. :as being an unheardof Cape Canaveral in latitude 28.40,
readers could have been there about .... ; :: ))MARSHALL HAIGHT. UJ1 g. But .it' was a small mattercompared mangoes; sapadillos! sugar apple and
that time, no doubt they would ',have .Anaheim,Lo Angeles Co., Cal.,'Dec.8.: with thesnow-storm, of Jan: 'cocoanut trees had been fruiting for



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DECEMBER.n',5 .-i. -J 26,1887 5,. *|' I ; THE. .. ,FLORIDA,. *..DISPATCH.""' .. ..-. -.......-.-- .. 1,077
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yearajbefore, .the freeze of? 1876. For Ita :Dying Throes. SEASON 1888. SEASON 1888.

a long period Florida has had large The California land agents ,are! / TBEI:
pine-apple plantations as well aa: a,,
working hard to keep up the supply. <
great variety of other tropical fruits .
of gas and prevent their inflated, MAPES MANURES.Double
and plants. '- .
A place in California where such booms from collapsing before the sea-: m .

products could be raised in the open son is over. The Santa Barbara advertising GUArantee-No Rock used! -Still Further Improvement
In adapting them to the most successful growth of Vegetables, .Oranges and
ground has been;: ,a long felt want.. The dodge, in Harpers for No-, CI)
search has been and laborious .
long Soil.O
vember shorn of its habilaments Florida
was ; Fruits on
: but perseverance at last has its reward: Ijj
According to the Press and Horticulturist -. by our Mr. Keasoner last week. We; m

of Riverside/Cal., this El :Dorado notice the New York daily papers are, ,

has at last been found. Brother now being "worked" in the same way.", O

Holt shouts, '"Eureka!I" and ''wakes But !it is hard to conceal the plain,I These Mapes Manures Has
the slumbering echoes with the clarion -
facts artificial will be Z .
by gildings, as
blast of his loud toot horn.As" .
Listen oh earth! and be astonishedye seen from the following extracts which -( acknowledged by the best scientific and practical authorities,see the Mape JjS
pamphlet for 1888) afford the Florida Orange, Fruit and Vegetable growers the *
denizens of the desert. we take,from highly colored California : < only,safe,rational and economical way manuring. -
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"California is a great State; & Stateof The prime reason for the great: r
many climates;in fact, a State where crowds of immigrants the climate. : 0?:: Their Guaranteed High: Standard Fully Maintained.All r

almost every climate ever. the known *. the official analyses published by the Agricultural. experiment NtationsO ",
((1887 and past years)how that the high gnaram+ePd stand ird of the Mapes Complete '
world can be found from the frigidity It seems folly, to that the high and Special Crop.Manures' : (highest In the world) has been fully main ....
pi" ] the say tained. Mend M ostal for new pamphlet 1K8,which gives analyses,guaranteed
poles to torridity "of the values here are ,caused by a "craze," ,, compositionprices and all'desired information' ,viz: How to get them,how I .
tropics. The best mown portion of though it might be safe to assert that to use them,etc., address:

late of which years is Riverside the semitropical is a favored portion spot., prosperity bated on be, immigration of rich J. R. Tysen, &,Co. (Our Forwarding Agents), JaeksonvillejFla.C".
people.could not permanent.
Now interest is, being called to what Dr. O. W. Lancaster, DeLan.1,Fla. I G. D Clifford, Euatls, Fla. '. a
*| Dr. J.N, Bishop, Sanf rd, Fla. | '
has been considered a desert but .
which by cultivation, will prove the That there has been a wildcat element THE MAPES CO. 158 Front St., New'York
tropical California where, all the"pro- in the business is undeniable. PRICES THE: LU WENT.
ducts of the most favored' portions of Day after day during the last summer,

the tropics can be raised. brass bands in. wagons covered with Stoves, Crockery,
posters paraded the streets,announcingthe Tin-ware,' O. S. L'ENGLE aGranite ,
ihe letter
following by .a well ,. ,
: > Chandeliers
sale of certain town tracts. At the ,
known citizen is furnished
kindly for Iron-ware.: ,
hour named crowds of people wouldbe Lamps,
publication Oil Stoves, AND
Then follows the letter. in line waiting for a chance to handin Silver-ware.! Burners, Chimneys,
their Several times seVeral Gas Fixtures
,From the enthusiastic gush of sucha money.
would hundred people stood up in the queue House Furnishings, : COMPANY, Freezers,
prelude,one naturally .
,. that the letter treated of tropical suppose all night to have a good place in the Table CUtlery'' X : Refrigerators,
morning. Places in the line were at a Gate City Filters
growth. Not a word of it, and all
Fire Dogs,
this gush turns to the most premium larger than is paid on a JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Dinner,Tea and ,
as one reads the letter vapory and gammon finds; Patti.night. A district telegraph boy Baskets and ooden-warel I Toilet Se, *

that it treats only of semi tropical pro- received $500 in coin one night for Particular Attention Paid to Mail Orders.
his first place. These towns that were
ducts, grapes, figs, pomegranates, or-
angel but more particularly and principally sold off to the tune of brass music- THE PEERLESS FRUIT PICKER.

the date palin., The date and morals-were chiefly valueless.A Cuts stem close and conducts fruit to pickers bag. Operated from
palm is far from tropical. In Italy a speculator would buy up a few gronud: or ladder at any angle. Especially valuable for Tangerines.

date forest exists as far north as the hundred acres, plot it, announce that (Retail price$2.00)). The"Trade" supplied.
44th parallel. On the.Atlantic coast colleges, mammoth hotels and railroads Pure Ground Bone, (with no vital properties extracted nor acldula

of continent it reaches its northern were to be built, put half page ted.) $32.00.per ton.
our Grade Fish Guano and Bone ,
Super Phosphate f33.00per ton
limit on the islands of South Carolina advertisements in all "the newspapers, Dried, tankage. for composts, etc., analysis gives Amonla, 7,49 per
while, on the Pacific coast it and thus''work it off. I But the peop t, cent. Phos.Acid sol) 15.3. $32 per ton.
w. ultl probably flourish as far north e who bought in these schemes were Sulphate Potnh, (8 to bO per cent.$32.00 per ton. Muriate Potash,8
per cent.148.00 per ton. F. O.B.,cars at Jacksonville.
Was the editor the same who always try to buy twodollars'
as Oregon. ignorant Also, Geo.W.Baker's celebrated Rotted Bone Manures,Ground Bone,
f t of these facts, or did he presume upon '* worth*for'one.* I etc.,at manufacturer1rates. All grades, from 814.00 to$37.00( per ton
litf ignorance and credulity'' of his Terms cash and ten days' to fill or I rs.
Excursions of immigrants 'are R C. ii '"4KEI;. TTiim l'fft11. F
I here few .
readers? quote a passages "
from the letter, that the reader may arranged for by the various railway
clearly see both its scope and design. companies to arrive in Los Angeles

It-is addressed to the General Manager every other day during the winter. IMPROVEDjJLEFF'IRON
of the Southern Pacific Railroad Each of these excursions brings in
and thus from one hundred to fiva hunt'redpeople.
Company, begins :
"Dear Air: Your letter relative to The growth of the countryis

my late visit and observation on date unprecedented it is true, and ,this ENGINE
culture in the so called Colorado'desezt ;and the fact that there are more real

between San GorglnioPaS3 and Yuma (State agents to.,the,square inch than
duly received." in any other locality .in the world, inspire -

The subject of the letter then is timid minds with distrust.N.Y. .

date culture. Further on it reads: Tribune.It -- -
"In the central portion of this valley must be admitted that Santa

there is a little belt of country, Barbara is a rather expensive place ,'

about twenty miles )long, and three, ') to live in. An infusion of Eastern

' eight miles wide, peculiarly adaptedto capital and competition in trade is
the cultivation of the date palm." much needed.-N. Y. World.:

,And this is "Tropical California." '. '
To locate'-in the midst .of a desert STRONGEST AND EASIEST REGULATED.

where nothing grows to be killed by ALL WORKING PARTS
the frost and there are no Signal Ser.
vice nor any other records to rise up
torment the. discoverer is hit CATALOGUE FREE. ADDRESSI"E
and a
In every county to sell an article which Isin-
worthy of the highest order of geniusand divpcnsable to every household. Commia.iou -
Large: Terms dales
Easy; .
the most abundant success.: Quickly Made An energetic and reliable BEST TS
.' JAMES H. WHITE.: man can'make $15 Per Day.' !
The Flexible Wire Mat CO. ,. OIUQf .
'Island Home.;;.'December' .2,1887.>, '", ;Nest 8th St.,corner Depot St., ,Cincinnati,r., .O .





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OlfJeSpOI1.dence. : : Don't Kick the Bottom Out, Boys. Tariff on Oranges. Dr. Shdllenberger, Rochester, Pa.:

In your .issue .of December 5th, Mr. F. 0.. Miller hits the nail on the DEAR Sm-I have been using your Ia-

For-' the FLORIDA"DI6PATCH.1": ubscrib rl' of Fort Meade 'in .lead in his views of a tariff on tobacco. aria[ Pills for two years, and find nothing -
to equal them for Chills and Malaria.We .
"Why'Trnoking Don'trPay.MtI "kicking" at" the railroad makes. Though :I am not a tobacco grower, I have had no doctor in ourfamily, but

have been, silent for some time some dreadful (1)! rexposures, whichare am engaged in railing oranges, and Antidote'and when any of are us feel soon badly'all right.we, ,take Would the

and, perhaps, :might as well] remain not calculated to work 'up"- a his theory or facts relative tobacco. not be without the medicine for any

so. I must, however, add my! voice to "boom", ..for the State,and he ought to apply to,oranges. Instead of twenty- money.*. Respectfully GODFREY yours GREEN.Consumption ,. .

the general cry:of discouragement,and know that one the' booming of the five cents .a box. tariff it should be .4

say, with "Subscriber, Fort Meade," State this winter depends the salvation l one.dollar and twenty-five cents. :The Cured.
An old retired from
physician, practice
that I have yet to hear of the man who hundreds ot land-burthened American people cannot live on what having had placed in his hands.byan -

has made money by shipping fruit. or speculators. ,Poor fellows,'they Have those coolies do, they can live on a East In3ia missionary the formula of
shouldered a.big load, of: poor Band, a simple vegetable remedy for the speedy
North. I read of them in
vegetables which they had hoped to have Bold" to bunch.of cigarettes and six bananas a and permanent cure of Consumption

plenty, but, like the rainbow, they disappear the poor.immigrant at a profit of from: day,.and be hired for twelve or fifteen Bronchitis Catarrh, Asthma, and
all throat and Lung Affections, also -
when approached. There is 500 to 10,000 per cent. ..oli.th. cost.! cents per day, while we have to pay a positive and radical cure for 1
something wanting, and it is not hardto They expected that we "hewers of one dollar and often more. The free Nervous Debility and all Nervous
know what that is wood and drawers of water," would trade policy has given the orange in- after having tested its
; or, more properly wonderful
in thousandsof
.continue to, :whoop up. the ,"prospec dustry a gr at' drawback," and all curative powers
what those .things'a're; ; for, one, '" laze" *the cases, has felt it his duty to make it
tive" industries and, wayto growers of orangers should advocate a known to his suffering fellows. Actuatedby
cause is not sufficient to producethe fortune for those who would buy high protective tariff on oranges and this motive and a desire to relieve

depression that ,existsin their lands ; but .19.1! we begin to' tobacco. The writer was several years human suffering, I will send free of

Florida. It is of no use to say that "kick ;" they have placed on our engaged largely in shipping ,cattle charge,'to all who desire it,. this recipe,
in German,. French or English, with mil
shoulders more than we'can carry, from 'this section to Cuba, and there
we are no worse off than other parts of directions for preparing and using. Sent
the Union. We ought to be better off .and we refuse to pull until! our load is the duty is regulated by a Commission by mail by addressing with stamp, nam-
; lightened. Transportation: companies who lower or raise.it at pleasure. ing this paper, W. A. NOTES,. 149 Pow-
we do not have to buy a 'lot of overcoats :- come in for the first;and largest share When cattle get scarce they lower the er's Block, Rochester., N. Y. *

and Other 'extra clothing for,wjn/ of our profits from (the products of the duty ,so that Florida, cattle will be. Consumption- Surely-4 Cured. ". '

ter, and our fields produce their best lands which the State'has given them shipped as low as one dollar and ,To the Editor.Please :

crops in winter; yet go on producingall constructing their roads. We seventy-five cents per head. When inform your readers that I have
summer. It is of no use to tell us' cried out loud enough to be heard there. is a large amount shipped they positive remedy for the above named

we are better off than Hindoos'the' long[ ago,,; but these greedy :vampires buy off the,Commissioners and, put the disease. By its timely use thousands of

Chinese poor; we,do not compare our- gulped down our blood and sweat as duty .to seven, dollars per head,which. hopeless cases have been permanentlycured.
I shall be glad to send two bot-
selves with such. The question is,are though their 'lives depended on our excludes:any more from being shipped tles of my remedy FREE 50 any of yonr
we as well 'off as we can be? Havewe (death, and why they could not see and makes what they have raise readers who have consumption if they
all the fair play we have a rightto that starving us would kill them, is a this ,difference. This would be the will send me their Express and Postoffice

? One thing, wanting is honesty, mystery to me., If ,we cannot make result;with,our oranges. Oranges area address. Respectfully M., C.
T. A.
and another is confidence. I do not money by producing stuff for them; ,to luxury certainly, but to, us that 181 Pearl street SLOCTJM, New York.,
doubt there is plenty of the first, even carry, we will certainly go to making raise them they are bread as well.

among produce, commission men,. but potatoes And raising razor-backs, as The cost of bringing an orange grove
the trouble is to know where to put we did before thty: came, in.. I and into bearing in, Cuba and Mexico is GRAPE VINES

your hand on it. If we only had con- ,all,my neighbors are: certainly at the nothing'in comparison with the cost 'Suited to the Soil and Climate of
fidence there would be plenty of stuffraised. end of our rows. Like "Subscriber"we in Florida.. ,Here, we have to fertilize

I couTd mise:vegetables, ,; but : are tired feeding transportation and work continually, and there they FLORIDA, ,
here, on this. pine land,. it 'takes fertilizer 'companies. My last experience with work but little and fertilize none, and 0

and that means .money, and I in the )last,few days settles' my hash. labor costs but' a trifle.I GROWN AND FOR SALE AT

can't afford 'to fail. Then) 'J again,. the A neighbor and I put our,little lots.of 'planted a grove of one hundred San Luis and Andalusia Nurseries,

freights will eat up all commission vegetables together and shipped to a orange trees. Before mine came into Near TALLAHASSEE, FLA.

leaves, and Superintendent Denham New Yorkcommission| house (G. Tru bearing, oranges 'were selling at two *

(my neighbor), of the Florida Southern man & Co)., with the same old story, cents ,at the grove and now they are E. DUBOIS, Manager.Send .

Railroad,says: "We are not making '"arrived in bad orderso, we' will not worth one. The result is, I must for. 'Catalogue. and order early. Send,.
anything but running behind." have to send money to pay freight. plant two hundred, work and fertilize also,for Price List of *

Yes, and the railroads will continue to Now this ,is exasperating ; the truck them to allow our dusky neighbors to FLORIDA WINES.
run behind, and they will go i into' was fine and in fine order when it leftus send theirs on and realize a good

bankruptcy and receivers* hands, if ,and had it gone through on time price. I for one am not so liberalto Orange Trees Wanted.S f
they do not lower their rates. What there is no probability of its i perishingen ; them but want a high tariff.F Washington Navel and Mediteranean
the fate of merchant if he it C. M. BOGGIESS. Sweets,mostly, with Indian River seedlings,
would be' a route. At any rate, seems that ; and some other In large lots for shipping ...
opened a store by) the( side of'a number after ten ,years of a knowledge of the Fort Ogden, Fla.,Dec.15,1887. during the winter. Please state quantities.
with full description of the trees,prices,etc.
of old-established+ : places,:and charged ups and downs of this. business, .,I am i I Nurserymen's catalogue prices would not

25, 50 and. 100 per cent. more for the forced to,the conclusion 'of "S," that ORANGE STATISTICS. answer, Address GIOD. J.H. Fountain,
same articles than"his-competitors were unless we get lower rates, better time, Riverside, Cal..

/ selling them,for,-and justified himself and honest commission houses., we Comparative Annual Statement McCartney Hedge Rose Plants and
by saying, "Oh, you' see,. I have not must say; to: new comers who may Foreign Fruit Exchange. ? ,
the custom you"'have, andeven at the come to. us for information and ad. Total receipts of .ranges and lemons from
I Sicily,Italy and Spain to the United States For sale from December 1st till the last of
}high rates I ask, I can't make anything" vice, as I < ? TVimt. would his would-be ed me,.,as an old citizen to tell him Oranges. "" green,JM.perfectly.O'NEILL.Impassable Fairbanks and durable Fla.fence.

customers:say? Yet we have here a what to do. I told him that. my. experience Valencia, Sicily& Italy,
competition of the world in one thing had taught me more of what Cases. Boxes. POLK COUNTY NURSERIES.
Port entry-------- -- .
and another against the firm of Pro not to do., He was at that, time clear- 185-86.:1886-87.: 1885-36. 1886.57. I.

ducer, .Transporter, Middleman & Co.., ing a bay-head'r.t a cost of a hundred I New York.- 138,677' 60,635 4018861; 1,066,277 BY THE
and all dollars to raise' Boston.4.-.. 47,992........... 123,3)8!)
as long as one partner grabs or more: expecting 211,513
Phlladelph'a 7,915........... 97,719 Polk Co. Nursery \ Improvement Co.,
the profit, they will fail; for Producer vegetables for transportation companies Baltimore... .,."... ............ 3,789 14S03
New Orleans ..._. .. .... 36z3 b7,264 domestIc'
will be discouraged and then what and commission merchants to All the leading foreign and -
MontreaL.... .2,500 23GCO 2,312 ......:... and Lemon Trees.
will Transporter do? :Middleman will feast onI tell you there must be a ange Price list on application.V. .
live; h}L-Ha> othirr'business, but even, reform, and we 'hewere of wood and Totals. .. 197,064 Lemons.84,23. 66.5,3901,667,616 \ 15, JLASSIT, Manager Homeland, If IB.

he and,the rest of the firm had better drawers water" are to agitate it to Sicily & Italy, Malaga,

work up'a goQd: business,for Producer the end. And; that reform is for us -Boxe= Boxes.Port Pineapple Plants for Sale.
or entry y --I ------
that'would, :not interfere with ,his for- to'produce the necessaries of life and 188518S6.87.: SS5-86. 188687.NewXork. .
1 from 15c. to $1. Scarlet
_. Egyptian Queen or
eign trade:' "!hope the' railroads will consume: them .at home. A little ... 1,021,9721576,070'; () 68,223 32,780 Spanish from Ic. to 2c. for slips. Rooted
well. consider Mr Adams', letterand; kitchen , : 74oos 178,701 ......_ ........ 25o. each, packed and delivered on board
,Jake heed of the lessons! coritained'ipit good J cow,..and a few fowls} is a, better 2,171 14.080 .. ....;... steamer on receipt of price. <
and all.producers and' vorkera also., dependence.than'a market 115,636 24'.5,066' ...._. ..... Large order prices on application.
garden. -
; A,* f : .VAV.IVM ; ** ,"... bas Baltimore.1 6,49'2 50,839 ,....... ........ THOS. E. UlCIIAltDS,
TTWiTO. .w M.-o"N. '. --\-. --. Eden Pineapple Plantation, Eden, Indian
Eustis,.Lake County,December 6, 1887. Pinellas, Fla.,December,1887. ..;...... 1MS,893 2,306,019L 68,228 33,280 River,Fla. -"

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,,1 E9pmER26,1887.11 --<- ffEE .FLORIDA, : DISPATCH. '_ 1.079

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The Farmer's Alliance is one of the ONE MILLION .,- DRAYTON ISLAND NURSERY.

1.. q ploridiaiia.t growing orders of the State and which Fruit'Trees, Grape ORANGE

.. bds* .fair to become a permanent insti- Vines.Strawber- TREES
ry Plants, Etc. Of all the leading:varieties budded on good
;- ..'. State Items. tution and one,of great benefit> to the Selling low,at and healthy sour stock 3 and 4 years old, and
Willow :lake.Nursery. from five-eights to one and .one-haltlnch In
at ] There
'.The Sanford people have decidedtogo country large; are now Descriptive;; catalogueand diameter. Buds and 2 years'old, and from
ahead with the South Florida Ex- about 150 lodgesin the State, and in price list mailed free two end a half to eight feet high. Good roots
on application. Address and straight stocks guaranteed.For .
this county there are 10 or 12 lodges. -
position.An Sam'l Itnmpli.. prices address "_
There are now near J 500> members of Marshallvllle, Ga. GEORGE, DARLING,

all}' rail orange route has been the order Madison county, and Profit in ,Fruit Culture. ,, 'Drayton Island, Fla-

established between Jacksonville and PENVILLA NURSERY.Choice
from the manner in which new mem .
KELSEY and other valuable Plums. 25,000'
New York..One bers are being made it'is: 'estimatedthat LECONTE,KEIFFER and other Pears and I FLORIDAGROWN FRUIT TREES
the number will reach '800 Apples on LeConte stock.,' All the valuable of all kinds, Including the Bidwell's Early
hundred and. .sixteen acres by Oriental and Southern Fruits. 'CAMPHOR I '
planted in tomatoes at Lake Worth January 1st next. The order is for TREES, OLIVES; PRUNES. Nut Trees of Peach,and the finest stock' of Kelsey PlumsIn
all kinds. JERSEY: CATTLE JERSEY RED the State. Also tome choice one-year old
yield 160 bushels per acre.-Ex. the promotion of the interests of agriculture HOGS. Seeds of Forage Plants. Highest Asparagus (collossal) crowns. If you want
arid the elevation of those devoted quality lowest prices.. Valuable information
in illustrated trees send for prices? and save money.
catalogue free. .
The Columbia County Tobacco 'exhibit to agriculture or the growing of CHEROKEE FABM AND NURSERIES,.: jr.E. Cole, Prop,

to compete for Col. Duval's pre- fruit and vegetables,. and are banded Waycross, Ga. Glen St.Mary,Baker Co., Fla..

miums, has been postponed 'until after together ina manner to guard the WRITE FUN

/,{ February 1st. interests ,of each individual in the purchase Waverly Stock : Farm "H w.to Grow LeConte, Kelffer,

Mr, J. E. Pace, of Orange county, of the necessaries of.life,making Tallahassee, Leon.Co.,.Fla.. ._"._" Bartlett, .ancl Other Pears

has sold his entire orange crop, estimated the purchase of the same in: large Registered Male Panic No. 9120,A..J.C..C, : ; -" ,in, 'the, .South., ". Free..
quantities,and sure for the same g grand dam Eurotas'', who made 778 pounds f -
at 8,000 boxes, for $16,000, delivered pay of butter In eleven months, heads the herd. IV. JENNINGS & CO.,
on the cars.-Ex. a basis for the reduction. They pro- Full blood high grade, Jersey and improved. Thomasvllle, GaFOB.
to buy from the merchant native cattle.
pose ; Home raised trotting and work horses, -
The Farmers Alliance has 291 merchants guaranteeing the best SCIIRADEIJ BROS PROP'S.' 'S EJ.,
members in Bradford county! and over prices;,upon goods of all kinds. At Immense Bargains.

3,000 throughout the State. No organization ?' Just''here wish to to 100' canvassers FREE t 60,000 LeConte pear trees,onetwo and three
f we say our CENT men for Dr. t'sGenuine years old,finest nursery stock In America and
has been formed in Clay home merchants'that if they wish to Electric:Belts. Brushes, tc. at lowest prices.
.2,000 Paper Shell Pecan trees,most excellent
Lady 'agents for Electric Corsets.
county yet.-Starke Courier. keep the trade ,of the, members of this Quick sales.. :Write, at once, .for terms.. Dr. variety, Kolb Gem' Melon Seed, Hay and
order in the it would be wellto Scott,Broadway, N.Y. --d. Corn,by C.L.,delivered. Finest Syrup madeor ,
Messrs. J. M. Webb & Co. owners county, evaporated by the barrel..
open,negotiations for the same. We .-.I own over J2UOO.acres of.rich red clay land
of a large grove on Lake George and are told that Quitman and Valdosta'' 'HOMEPEENTO ." .C R.Q.WNj' : In this county,and:wish to sell$, dealers in fruits and the balance. Perfect "safety"and fair profit
vegetables, shipped merchants are bidding for it, and it guaranteed,with absolute security for a part
ten boxes of choice Lake George ner with''capltal, and demonstrate to his
behooves our merchants to do the ,HONEY,.PALLAS., FLORIDA, entire satisfaction that an immense fortune
oranges Thursday,the 8th imt., to the same as the contract will be CRAWFORD. :JBIDWELT/Sl' and other can be reasonably expected* Write for circular
Jacksonville Orange Auction Company containing prices or nursery stock and
where the best result can be obtainedby PEACHES; KELSEY and other. PLUMS; land,and particulars in regard to advantages -
of which A. B. Mann is mana- of this.sectlan. and. my propositions and
the members of the order-Madison JAFFA MED. SWEET. WASH'NG. NA- references. "' ''"v
ger. They arrived there on Friday, .
Recorder. VEL,, TARDIFF,. 'MAJORICA, DUROI E. B. BAILEY', Ittouticcllo, Flo
the 9th, before noon, and were intended -

for the sale of that day, but were HIGLEY'S LATE.,MAG. BONUM, HOMO-, Pears; Grown; 'from Cuttings.

sold that and SASSA,TANGIERINE, and.MANDARINE Kelffer and.Sand.
not day, were not taken I LeConte Bartlett. Law-
ORANGESf BEDAIK, 'VILLFRANCltA A son;'Sekel, Smith 'and Garber on LeConte
the depot or warehouse until and SICILY LEMONS; OTHER CITRUS Root. Strawberries to Florida, Ala-

Tuesday, the 13th inst., the next sales ...rtei 'FRUITS r FEARS, .GRAPES, FJGSPERSIMMONS bama nan and.NoonanImproved.and Georgia: .Homan,:Peecheai Warren,Peento Noo--

day, and when taken out were too ', NUTS, GUAVAS, QUINCES, Honey, Southern Beauty and others.

late, also, for the sale of that day and ,, POMEGRANATES ANANAS,LOQUATS, Plums: Kelsey's Japan.Mariannaand others.
Pot,grown.strawberries. on special order only.
were returned or stored until Friday, ; GEO. G. GIBUS,
TREES,etc. 'Tallahassee Nursery,Tallahassee Fly,
the l(5th( inst., when they were sold.- : Send for Catalogue.
Palatka News. A. BT. MANVILLE &. CO, --.- .

"Next year will witness an exper- jyfr : J, .Lakeland. 'andDrayton. IslandWhen _. >< ,',I' '

iment in Florida which will be of i Z il' ''I.. I

much interest to the, tobacco inter- I CURE FITS o, filiiq., S'. ,
0 -
of this ,
est country. High prices for 1 wy:cure I do not mean merely to stop.them Q
Sumatran tobaccos have led to the for a time and then have them."retain again. I mean a ,
radical core. I have made the disease of FITS, EPILEPSY '-..FiOrows
formation of a which has -or FALLING SICKNESS a life-long study Iwarrant
company my remedy to cure the worst cases.Becaosa all kinds of Fruit Trees and Vines,
"l acquired large tracts of land and will Patronize Home Manufacturers; others have failed is no reason for not now receiving a Large stock LeConte and other Pears,Persim-
core.. Bend at once foe a treatise and.a Free Bottle mons, Peen-to,and other,,peaches and plums.W. .
L into tobacco 'of tnl.Infallible remedy.; Give Express and Poet Office .
growing exten VI! THOMPSON,
go very C. ::E=>> EJTElBS n.U.ROOT,M.V.,183 Pearl!!t.New York. Stand for Catalosrne. Hmtthvilta.Ga.
, lively during the coming spring. There

; is no reason why tobacco growing in Manufactures Soap,Pure Ground Bone and
r. Florida should not Bounetheau Orange Tree Emulsion, Scraps'and ORANGE GROWING PAYS!
prove a complete Coarse Bone for Poultry, Soft Soap and .
:;.( success. Years ago the weed was ex- Soap Chips for making Soap,Suds,for Trees:
and Vegetables. Office 28 Ocean st,Jackson But you'must have ? .
tensively cultivated in that State. The Mile, Fla.' POBox343. 'Correspondence .

product was of excellent quality and cited. Healthy. 'O. . Trees.,"-.,.'II ft ,- -' .., 5 <-,. 'S ,

commanded higher prices than any ,' ... .
other tobacco grown in this country. ALBERT FRIES) : ..Large. ... ,; -_ ', ,
..... .b .... ,..t.; :'..J'f' ..
For the cultivation ....-. ., j. '.II' to .J .... '" of to". ,( .:. 1f. _
some reason of the
St. Nicholas Fla.
... ..Quick. and Good Growth
( : ,
weed has declined there in recent .t: \ i
Agent for Geo.W. Baker'sROTTED :, .. ,
,', : -. s.-rni'jr/: : f. t.*- -.-! ". -v --
years, and is insignificant at the present !( .f'
BONE MANURE '' J. .' : :a.fv.J.-, : Fine Flavored Oranges..trjfjn
time. Florida is but a short distance : i r ..." } ; '1 ii;v.i! .

from Cuba. Her climate is .. .... .. .. "
DECOMPOSED WITH POTASH. i ;I. : : .trjfjn # 1>* tJfri: \ ;
nearly the same. Her soils are fresh Twenty-five dollars per ton free on board In: .,., I.f.; ; These results can be obtained by*proper care and use of
Jacksonville,or at factory price delivered In -
and can be made productive. Skill New YorK. .

article and ,care equal ought to to the give Cuban the market product an, 25.Budded to$1 each.IFOR Orangeand. Umbrella Trees from H, 1 ;..Bakor & Bro's'f OOffiuloto Oran8 Troo Mannro,

both in flavor and quality The only SALE. Eggs In'Season.- -, ,,: ; '. > )' ,, ,,

drawback we see is that a corporationand CHOICE BIRDS Which furnishes Just. the food. the tree. .'- requires,has' been tried for years" ', .,and, produces' the
above. results. .
not individual enterprise has leadingrarieties at from 82 to| .. I' .. .' .
taken hold of this thin?. Write,South orjust mth St what,Celuabu,0klo.you want C>n.E) :Tr1aL; z'' vy.1.11- GOn.ce.: .

We would feel confidence if a thousand ... .' ,

separate men had gone to workon AGENTS WANTEDIn High standard.ot quality maintained,but, ':price, ,,.reduced. to' &, 0.00per'to7i.'. : ,
their own account than in a com t : ; : ; "-, : _-: : '- # 4;'"

pany's It is true that 8u- Send for descriptive pamphlet to
; doing so. .' .".
article is ; i : *
county to sell an :which indispensable -
'matron tobacco is all grown by 'com to every household. Commitl-

panies, but on that island labor and Atoll Quickly Large tirade: Terms An energetic Easy,and; reliable Sates P.: McOUAID, State Agent;; :'

wages are not what they are,in. Flor- man can make 815 For Day. "

ida./** ;"" -?Lancaster** (;-Pa..'?)__jtfew",'.. Era.* ,-, West 8th,The, St.. ,Flexible corner...... Depot Wire St.,Cincinnati flat CO. / 0- Y?*!ac. 1 : .* *]. .-JJonv111.e\', ; : . an.d San.fdrd.




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1,080 .. e. I .Tmt_ XTiOBIDA, DISPATCH, f DECEMBER 26,1887.

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Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries;> ,


,. Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants'and
\ Vines. No Loss in Transplanting. .
Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. Address

Oakland,Orange Co.,Fla.


Offer to the public a full line ofNURSERY


Consisting of ORANGE TREES of choice varieties, from nne year bUll on four-year-old
stock to bearing trees In !:ialit price to suit the times including the celebrated
y MADAME VINOUS, VELVET REEL, three and four year buds; fine two-year-old SAT-
SUMAS, <,n>four-year-old stock three year bud KING ORANGE, etc. etc
Also a choice assortment of PEARS on LeConle storks LicCONTE PEAR one,two and
suited to Florida on LeCoule stock.
PEACHES.Including FI.ORIDA'SO\VNasporr from Peen-toacholceshlpplngvarlety; > ; .
3.1r oblong In shape; very early and very prolific. EARLY CREAM a choice early seedling of
nw.' +; f yw Chinese strain.' BID WELL'S EARLY, TIIE WONDER, PEER-TO, HONEY, etc. KEL-
HEY PLUM on Plum'or Peach stocks. BOTAN OGAN, BOTANKiA.MARIANNA, eta
JAPAN PERSIMMONS. GRAPES-the leading home varieties: SCUPPERNONG and
CALIFORNIA varieties.- ADRIATIC'and and other Figs. PECAN and other Nut bearing trees. f.
.4p ARBORVIATIE and choice'two-year-old roses. Catalogue free

Anthony, Marlon County, Fla.
;r :
.....,.J- WATER
..A1t :nl.C>:D."te: N-u.rs'eris.. .

and Improved Varieties of Tropical and Semi-Tropical
Beside the- above,which are specialties,I offer a complete,line of fruit 1 and. ornamental Trees, Plants, Bulbs and Flowers.
trees for Florida planting. Among new fruits,the Blood Plum of Satsuma
the Foundling\
Special attention given to setting and tending young groves,budding and pruning old
Fig,the Japanese Seedless Orange,Oonshlu,.Olives, Pears, Figs, Plums, Grapes,etc. Catalogue ones planting Lawns and Flower Gardens. All work guaranteed. 32T"We are also agents
free. Address for Hussey's Coulter Harrow and the old reliable brand of Geo. W. Baker's Flesh, Blood and
.11.1*. WHEATJLEY. Altamonte, Orange Co., Ela. Bone Fertilizer. All inquiries promptly answered. Send for Catalogue. Call on or address,
O UN CAIN flltO'S,I Clear Water Harbor,Hillsboro'County, Fla.

THE LAKELAND NURSERY COMPANY iGal.n.esv111.eu.rseries: ,

; ,
We offer the largest and most complete collection of
} I "
iCitrus. and, 'Deciduous Fruit Trees NEW: PEACHES A SPECIALTY. 5,000 Superiors, ripens In May, size above medium
quality best of all. 5.000 Thomas,late,ripens In September; single specimens have weigheda
now offered, In"South Florida.. Our stock Is first class and prices to stilt the trade. pound. Bidwell's F..arlyWonder,and five other new varieties will be found In stock. ,d-
Send for descriptive Catalogue and Price List. .' 1U.QX 0 Kelsey Japan Plums; 2J.OUO( LeConte Pears 2U.KX), Japan Persimmons, 2 to 10 feet
Communicate high,and 10U.OUOOrange( trees,of all good varieties,will be bold C1I12AP FOR: CASH
with E. H. TISON, :Manager., Lakeland Nurseries. '
Many miss It who buy elsewhere.
June 15 1887.
Lakeland Pout Co.,Fla.

JAPANESE NURSERIES' "Lemons 1! Lemons Genuine Navels.ORDER .

NOW, before our stock ol Villa''Franca Lemons Is out. We have Just sold 7,600of
or TulaOr1e1.tEL1 ; this choicest of all Lemons for Fall delivery,but have some left. Our bearing Lemonsare
: loaded. We shall ship In July and August and publish results In the"DIspateh."
: JDl.pOr'"tl.n.g-: : : >:,, We have also a beautiful lot of the GENUINE Washington Navels,budded from one or
the ORIGINAL TREES we received from Washington nine since. Also most all
Offices 120 Sutter St., Booms 77 to 82, San Francisco; Cat, 1 other varieties of Orange,Lemon and Lime. '
Where all communications should be'addressed. \ ; The Double Imperial Navel and the Atwood's Seedless Navel we now offer for the first timeto
s the Florida Orange Growers. We shall have for Fall and Winter delivery a few hundred
Genuine UNSHUI SEEDLESS HATSUMA, CANTON HYBRID. KIN-KAN and other of each of these varieties l E flli Y & OA11I2Y, Winter Park..Fla.-
CAMELLIAS, PEONIES, MAPLES, BAMBOOS, elo. Send for illustrated catalogue. I -

Have on hand and for sale a large stock of fine

DUNEDXN, PL.A.' ,. 'i I Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange Trees. *

Distributing Agents for Stocks five and buds one,two and three years old. All the leading named varieties; well

Tree J: ];>'Cr"t1n.3 Ctn. grown and descriptive well rooted.catalogue Budded Peach before and giving Nectarine your orders Trees,elsewhere.Roses,etc. Send for. ,"..},.' r

OomhuC and Canton Hybrid Oranges,and Lemons, Oranges,Bananas. Also State Agency L. W. LIPSEY & CO., Citra, Marion Co., Fla.
for\Vood $On'. Atomizers and Powder Bellows,Death to Scale Plant Lice Roaches mosquito:,' .
FUes,Flea l dc ORANGES, LEMONS '
LOUCKS & 8KINNEK, .- DUNEDIN, }!'LA:. PomegranaUs Valrico Nurseries Guava '
,Figs, ,- Bananas
JIP1.NVILI..E 1tTflSER1ES Peaches, TROPICAL AND SUBTBOPICAL.Catalogue Pine-Apples,
drapes= Avocado Pn,
Pears, Anona, -. *'
One of the oldest In the State,keep pace with the times. Our stock Is" home-grown and Pecans Free. Acacia, '- I
Oriental >erlum,
of the best. Our prices are as low as the l< west. We have all the varieties suitable for the' Plums andPersimmons W. G. TOUSEY, Ca'.adiam,
trade,such as are advertised: byot.he?nurseries In the State. We warrant entire satisfaction Polnci na,
Bend your name.for new catalogue and price list. LIMES, Etc. .&,ffnCl', ,H 1L borough Co., Fla. ,PALMS, Elc.'SO'UTH' .

F. S. CONE, Proprietor,

FAIRVIEW NURSERIES.: ; Sixty tho'u&and choice Orange ,Lemon and Lime Trees for sale. Ten thousand fine Florida
grown Peach Trees,of the Honey and Peen-To varieties also two new varletl"'s, Hybrids of
Well tested and approved varietIes of the ORANGE and LEMON and other Citrus Fruits j: Honey:and Peen-To,named by us Chinese King and Chinese Queen. The Chinese King
Also PEACHES liEARQ.FIUS, the KELHEY PLUM, PERSIMMONS, GUAVAS,J.OUUATS ripens In May. The Queen ripens three weeks later than Hooey. Our evening bearing orange
POMEGRANATES!S, BANANAS, PECANS, and |i will give, you ripe fruit the year round. We have the genuine Washington Navel sent to us '"
GRAPE VINES.Florida grown,of well known'varieties, found to be suited to the soil\I I direct from Washington. Big discount on large orders. I
ana climate of Florida : C. B. PELTON, manager, ."

Send for catalogue to "... O. It. Til ACHER, Manager, f, Lake Helen FloridaFANOHEK ;.

San Mateo Fla. f
CREEK NURSERY \' ', ,f h.i"j{

Offer this season a fine collection of FRUIT TREES! and ORNAMENTAL: PLANTS. '; \' ',:
100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees. Specialties: WHITE ADRIATIC FIGS,SAN PEDRO,.finest table fig:: ; POMEGRANATES, :;, '?'',,
JAPAN FRUITS,OLIVES,PERSIMMONS and also a fine assortment PALMS. ROSES, r:: : :;
Our trees are very thrifty, three and five years old,stock five-eights to one and one-halt and O .EA..1'IiDERS.' Plants by mall a specialty. r. ;,J
inches In diameter,with on and three-year- buds, measuring in height from three to Catalogue free to any address. A sample of the dried and cured Adriatic Fig will be t&;'
seven feet nt ove ground We have all of the leading varieties of Orange and Lemon buds. forwarded to anyone sending 10 cents In stamps, to pay for postage and packing. ,- '
Nurseries,easily uoces Ible,on Florida: Southern Railroad. Send for Catalogue. Address letters F. ItOE DIN U. Proprietor Fresno.Co.1 l.. ( :
Address F..B.FOSTER, Manager,'Ronth Lake Wet r;Fla. *


Only genuine 4flg of commerce Imported by us direct from Smyrna-the finest fig In the: 1;j.,
'World,and the one tu plant for profit. ,Write nt once fur prices,and secure trees before stock'., with practical hints to beginners,Is worth sending for It contains valuable Information to r't!:
Isrzbanst.d. Als"theJapan.se13,1T" Ul\lA 1LOODPLUThf,Mid' w be the finest plum In all,. with a list of,all the, choicest vanetles of the citrus family grown. Peaches, tY:
thA ,,'..rid. .1'rB\S: CHE-.TNPTK'AmNU R ofnll por'"adaJ.tt>d to the South GIANT LO., Pears, Plums., Apricots, Persimmons, Grapes and 'other fruit adapted to the
QUATR. NUTMEGS T "M f.RI: US, J.\CK-Fl UrI'H-GU,+VAS,eta.,etc. Send stamp for, climate of Fl rida. Our stock is grown oh high pine landand is one of the finest and largest -
Catalogue and,Gulue,to.Fig culture.w ?. In the State. IT IS,GROWN TO HELL. IF ANYONE CAN SUIT YOU, WE CAN.
,,, :' ,.'" FLORIDA ,
; ; CO.
y : Eyeryone should have our catalogue. Free on application. Just send your name for one.
,",'.. Cutlery, Dade Co., Fla. B. *W. PIERCE, Indian Springs: Lake County,Fla.?


26,1887. .-, "TBE! PLORTA DISPATCH; .:.; 1,081
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BIDWELL'S EARLY,BIDWELL'S LATE and No. 7.are. round peaches, average. size, :large'stock>,of l, me-grown trees: warranted:!true to' names. : well grown and

ripening from May loth to July 1st. Then BIdwell's IMPROVED PEEN-TO. No.4,Is flat,' .excellent condition.
but larger and thicker from stem to blossom than its parent. ; .
PEACHES and PLUMS are specialties,In both of which hive' all the-leading varieties
In Quality Not Excelled by any Peach Out.with Many of these are budded direct from bearing trees in mown orchards. Some otthejrom-
inent varieties peaches are PEEN-TO,HONEY.; lDyV'ELI/s EARLY;CLIMAX: PAL-
not a tide, at of ripening of that bitter so objectionable in the Peen-to. '
pat any stage LAS!FLORIDA CRAWFORD,etc. My shipments'of peaches the past seasbn'amonnted to
with Bidwell's I
Early. :{ hundred bushels. .
These are all seedlings of the Peen-to a defendant no doubt ortha.t fruit,"found byAtchison i nearJv our attractinga .denl"Ot.'a.ttentlon'
The ORIENTAL varieties of PLUMS are great ,
In the Hazardarakht Ravine in form with different shape from that of new prom-
Afghanistan;a rshad/thsr. '.
inent among these Is the KEL-iEX,of which variety : past season'.the.enormous
the almond and flatter." "The'whole shrub resembles what one might consider :
,being larger : .
number of four,hundred and seventy-six ((476) fruit on a single threeHyear tree. Trees
a wild form of the peach, of nearly evergreen foliage. As I am aware there are many
and one-half ounces each. The OGAN
only two years old bore specimens weighing ve (5KT ,
spurious trees being offered I would give a word of caution to the planter. :Mr. Bidwell ,
BOTAN, CHABOT .MASHU.and LONG FRUITED.tare-also: promising'sew varieties 'of.
, has originated these trees; our trees he has grown from buds' cut from his'bearing trees, ; this oriental ofPlums.; ; 'i
most of them by his own hand. ,-i In PEARS I stock of LECONTE andKEIFF: lB;'also several.other choice
a large
Address all letters, for information or trees,to me,as on account. of ill health,hehas,, given Also Apples LeConte roots f r'h. '. '-' .' .
, me all business connected with the sale of his trees. .:: yar1etles '* 1.'
r City Office and Packing Grounds,Main street,Orlando. JAMES ITIoyT. onLeConteroots. -> .
I. 1-. O. Pox 181, Orlando Fin.icutablUlied : A full assortment of:Japan Persimmons.Japan Medlars,Apricots, Figs Quinces Pecans t:.:
Walnuts Almonds, Grapes, Pomegranate, MulbgrriE "and; a;choice lot. of EICIiOLINEtOLIVE. ;
1850. 2OO: Acres,in Fruit Nursery.* Also,7,000 to 8 000 Orange snd Lemon trees,the.latter, pf the Villa, .FrilAchava.t1ety.
lJ TC"l TT UITLA.ND: NURSERIES Write for prices on them. .. + -: i
Jt? JCw I employ no agents but can supply the trade yvt1.! AUGUSTA UEOKC2IA. P'-J. BEHCKMANS, Proprietor. '" "
prices. Catalogue free on application. | .'V'T" : .. C, *
The stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees specially adapted to Florida is doubtless the '0..L..TAJlKR..Glen* <:.St..1tJary..Fla.GEORGETOWiN J I .
most varied in the United States. ,Many valuable additions have lately been made to the
( \ lists of Fruits suited to sub-tropical sections.' In addition to the usual large variety of fruits,'
1 we offer 100,000.ccn-ro Honey and Pallas Peach Trees; also, Kcl ey's, Botan and- r NURSERiES:
r other Oriental Plums Oriental Tears Persimmons ViuesStruw- .
. ,Japaii Grape .
berry Plants, etc. Our stock of llohes,Evergreens Palms, Acacias and flow LEMON AND URANGE: TREES- '
; ering shrubs includes everything of value for Southern gardens. A special Catalogue (No. 4) 'of.. .- :
: if published for this branch of our establishment, and will be mailed free to all applicants. Budded from .tried and approved yarieties, and'on good healthy Locks.Also .,
i we do not em nine agents Rnde,yonr ord \m direct'to ns and avoid belne imposed upon.SOUTH JAPAN PERSIMMONS PEARS GRAPES and line
I LsCONTE a general.
: rust Trees suitable to Florida. ,Address, I .. .'

FLORIDA I GROWN A:4.ROZNm -VSV 4 i .- Georgeto-wn'Fla.

;. Citrus Fruits,Peaches in variety. Pears, Plums, Grapes,Figs,Persimmons,Nuts,Guavas, May: '83tf -:: '' '

Loquats, Olives, Pepplns,Bananas, Pomegranates/ete' -
!! TRIOeorge: N'J.irser1: s.t
Ielseys Bidwells Peen-tos Oranges Lemons.Jaffa .
! ,Med. Sweet,Tardily,Hlgley's Late;:MajoricaWashington Navel DuRoi.Mandarin,
I Tangelrine, Homosassa,Mag. Bonum, Belair, Premium, Villa Francha,?Sicily" etc. .. fruits, plants and vines, suited to the,climate of Florida, 'Including Oranges Lemonsand
I 4. A. H. MANVILLE & CO. -- : ; t all the citrus fruits; as wen Peaches,Pears 'Plums, Persimmons,Grapes :Figs Pecans,
I Lakeland. Polk County Fla.. or Drayton Island. Putnam County, Fla. Almonds Apricots;Olives,etc. Also many useful and ornamental grasses,Plants,VInes,etc.
1 Have also for sale. several valuable improved places t great bargains. Catalogue free tq
any address. v .;'., >;? '* -
Nurseries of the Milwaukee Florida "Company -
r Orange w. w. HAWKINS .&; .SONS.

._... Lake..George, I:'la.
Dunedin Hillsbprough County Florida.f
t ,
, We make a specialty of the DISTINCTIVE varieties of CITRUS FRUIT TREES,including ,RIVERSIDE I NURSERIES
. Double Im (buds personally selected in California by a member of our company l
: ) and Washington Navels, Maltese Blood, Hart's Tardlff, Jaffa,Du Rol, Stark's Seedless -
! etc.,etc. In Lemons we have Villa Franca,Sicily, Genoa,Belair Premium and'Eureka. Citrus 'and Deciduous, Trees,-Hooted Grape
! Also Tahiti Limes, Peaches, Plums, White Adriatic 'Jgsl etc., etc. Our stock is large, com .
! plete,well rooted,thrifty and clean.. Special'terms large orders. Catalogue free on ap-' Vines and Cuttings.
plication. Address A. L. DUNCAN. Manager, Dunedin Fla.' .
, We make a specialty ofGrape Vines of all varieties,and:Flg Trees. .:Liberal. ,discount to
lurserymen. All Inquiries promptly answered. Address T -.-- '
; -' I SHELL POND NURSERIES.Peaches : ', .' : -'. ,C.,8. BUKGESS, Manager,
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1 Pears, Figs, Plums, Kelsey Plum and Other Fruits. "SAN MATED; .NURSERIES.:
., -- ...

I Send; for circular. Circular: contains short history of peach culture In Florida,and hintsas ... A full line of Nursery, Stock now ready-., tor----Fall- and........ Winter'. Plan-- fng., -

i ,culture. .. L. .r. JAS.: P: bePAQSAichecFis' : ;.; Best Varieties' of Budded Trees aSpeclnlty-Treesrof all 'Sizes.Send -.

rr *' ., ..- .. .- ... .' -...... *-x *- f" \
is .1 v I "
! ,...,.... .ror..Catalogue., -.. .\..',-" <..-.'' :" '... "n ;! tf"

! : t. San. Mateo Fla.
Peen-to and Bidwell's Botan :Marlanna and other >< -T-
;Honey Early peach trees. Kelsey, .
! plum" trees. Grape Vines and Blackberry Plants. \"} THE BUCKEYE rNURSERIES.- .

} -,:' A. !Nursery at Your Own Door. '_ .-' ; Villa Franca Lemons. ,* j Washington Navels.

" ? A specialty made of sending all kinds of trees and plants by mall, and safe t arrival guaranteed. We have for fall and winter delivery a large and select stock of the above named varietiesone
'Price lists, free to all. Address :; >-' and two year old buds>Jhrifty and free from inset s.. Our;' Mate Francaudstwere" obtained
: '1,-, \V. C. STEEI, Manager, from the finest grove. 1 this celebrated variety lh the and our Washington
.. Switzerland St.Johns County, Fla. Navel buds were Imported bus,direct from California,and taken from thef first trees budded -
with that variety in the State. This grove is said to bear heavily and.steadily. We have
l. also all the standard varieties Known to,Florida, also Peen-to and Honey peach trees and
T. iT. :E3dC: > !3 ;: LeConte and Keifer Pears. All of our trees are grjQwn on high pine|and j and guarantee
that every tree. shall have good.roots,which after all inmost important? .Send'for Catalogue.

DEALER INREALESTATE.s ., GILLETT HUG'S, South Lake Wler, Marion Co., Florida.. "


-' ;Botan and Ogau Japanese Plums on naftveStock..
.__/ : ,:B'UENA VISTA NURSERIES.- eR Kelsey June Buds on native Peach Stocks., Pee ..to and Honey: 'PeacuesV

. Several thousand acres of land for sale. Every Kind of Budded Orange and I emon Trees, LeConte and Kiefler Pears on their own roots. Bartlett and.other pears on
, all kinds of Seedlings,Japan Persimmon Trees, etc., for sale. Trees will be carefully. packed LeConte roots. A'large stock of Apples, Pears, Plums, Cherries, Quinces,
and shipped to any part'of the 1itate.: Bearing Lime Trees at 10 cents each. '- ; : Apricots and Nectarines.' Address


Manager Huntsville 'Wholesale Nurseries Huntsville.Alabama


Eustis, Lake County Fla.,

.j Offer for sale, a stock 1"t1VElt.SIDE of budded orange trees of all N&PJiIL lending varieties, Including the. KELSEY. AND OTHER. ORIENTAL PLUMS,

1 Budded entirely(rom buds reeds ved this season from Ulvcrside, Cal. Bldwell, Peen-to and ',A: SPECIALTY...... __
Honey Peaches, Kelsey and other Japan Plums. All home grown. Best native and 'foreign -
.. grapes,Including a largest ock of lilackHamburg. White Adriatic'and other.figs. Per si m- JAPAN 333KSIM31O2V8: ON NATIVE ROOTS.
mon .etc. Price list free oa nnnii..iUlon._G H. NORTON Eustls. ,Kla. Also a full line of Nursery Stock of the most choice varieties adapted to Florida.

It :OLi BURR, Prqprictorf fdarfow21, b1k: County, Fla.

i.. ROYAL PALM NURSERIES; R.<>ckyBran.q.. :S' ries.

Citrus fruits In over an hundred varieties. Deciduous stock of;all kinds. Tropical and eConte, Kelffcr, Bartlett, I/a: ,vsou' and.(Jarber'* HybridPear: a Spew
; 8emt-Troplcal.lrults. Ornamental and Scenic plants. *'Z:.i:?7' .w'i '_ .1 -II'
! J.-almlllin nearly a hundred sorts,Including the New Palm,Psendo phoenix, Bar gen- cl lty. .
t til, Orchids, Ferns, Bamboos, Agaves and everything adapted for Florida. Write for j. .
New Catalogue of S>7-8. A AloeSa pages, beautifully illustrated. Price 25 cts. postpaid, Summer, contracts, Special Rates,will now be given| Address.!: ? *
except to cuslon ers. (No Catalogue will be forwarded.unless paid for., ) .' ,;''.,,'f .;"" ; B. W. PARTRIDGE
I I The Southernmost Florist establishment in the United states .f., ..Ji'..:." .OJ ,. *. '' Montlcello,Fla..
? UEASONEtfi Ulid'S+ 3H anatce Fla. -

B'A-Y: '.,.... V' I' E'W N5URSERflEBNew : I


. \'J: {' r Catalogue ,Just Out '

j 100,00) Orange and Lemon trees three to four years old,one to three Inches In diameter. .
Sweet seedlings,sour and budded trees standard varieties.. Said by all who have seen Free on application.
! It to be the finest nursery'in the State for beauty,thf iftiness and freedom. from. Insects. OF FRUIT ORNAMENTAL TREES'
Prices vary as to size and age but Invariably satisfactory. . .. ;_

1 .Wild and Improved' land, in large and small- bodies' '',for.sale on'advantageous. -.,,terms.* -. ; ROSES, AND -GREEN HbUSE .PLANTS.DECEMBER .
, Correspondence.solicited. Address : ; )(

1 ,:. :)o =.;. -, .,,'., 'H. "_ S.,FRlNKi*.* *: ** Summer*** %* ,-,v* *J.,*Fla.t* <." ; 4.. 'Address; .:/ '. ,. ,0 IL.!.D.: UOYT Bay_ Yew Hilleboroug$ Co., Zn.
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1,082 ._. ,,'" ., I;"J .r:_ THE. ,_ .K.OBIDA DISPATCH DECEMBER 26, 1887. .


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TilE NEWS HERALD : :: ." }:; '; i

The Youth's


Published at Jacksonville Fla., ? Will publish an article in 1888, written for the Companion, by the :' ..$. ,',

Every Day In the Year. >'.\

Ames TEl KJIUiUJBlTJE. muses 0* !all,,LULL : '



FLORIDA STATE, NEWS ; Professor Tyndall, Gen. Lord Wolseley, .:.,.

BY WIRE AND MAIL A SPECIALTY.The : Gen. George Crook, Justin McCarthy, M.'-P.,, : : a; ;

XECEssiTT! of baring in Florida a clean, Archdeacon Farrar, Louisa M. Alcott. ':: :,. :.
honest, straightforward metropolitan daily newspaper

devoted toDEMOCRATIC To any New Subscriber who' sends $1.75 for .

: UNITY AND SUCCESSand FREE F E E to t scription at once, mentioning this paper, the a'yenr's'subJ'AN 1 ; .
the proper representation of the State's basinest sent FREE from, the time the subscription is I I' I -
interests, caused a large number of wealthy citizens 1888,,and for a full ,year from that date. I
to form a joint-stock company to,that end.and by JOS* New Subscribers, sent in November, will receive both,the Thanksgiving and Christmas Double Holiday 1: Numbersbesidea the f
the two dailies, the MORNIMO NEWS and the -
uniting weekly issues. Those who subscribe in December will be entitled the Christmas Double, Number.
HERALD, providing an abundant capital, new material I
and a competent staff of professional journalists Sample Copies,and Colored Announcement and Calendar free, IT yon mention this paper.

they have afforded the people of Florida a Address PERRY MASON & CO., 41 Temple Place, Boston, Mass.jKWeII .'
liepresentatiyo Dally Newspaper,

that Is A benefit and an ornament to thO State, to
which It la devoted.


the Acknowledged, : ,-, :
;SOLD ON TRIAL. J ;-..: .
r email Investment, profits SEA ISLAND ..,;, -\j, .'

One it ear.....,,,,,...,,..,,.,.(PRICES,,..,.,.... 98.00 Send20c.formailing large : SALE:
Six Months...<.......................... 4.00 large Illustrated COTTON SEED MEAL FOR
Three Month*.- ....,. 2.00 Catalogue -
One Month..,......,..,.... .75 with .
full particulars.

167 & 169 LAKE ST. .
Many people residing at a distance from daily nil- CHICAGO. 'ILLINOIS.S i .... .,,' ,
way communication) do not care: to take a daily '

newspaper. For these and qth&s la'published 300 genuine Spencer .7- ,. .:. .i' !': -: '<.:'' i ,

1fews: world-wide Shot Repeating Kifieafof,(50 CASH PRICES. 0. .'B.= ,AT.MADISON, .FrA: ; _: j.
'R' 1 reputation) ,. .
1 Weekly s-deraid I es calibre,metal .'1' ., 11t. -' '
ill cartridges' ,. .": : .:4.-rr:.; ,3.1'j: ; : '- -" ,
Less than one ton : j--' ", .,", sack $ i oo
ONLY $5.00. .; t: < : :..", ,. per ,
OUT EVERY THURSDAY One ton lots, V.:=; ; :<;;' 'iifl-7:' ::, :.-K: .'" ,:per ton, '' :20 oo

Containing the cream of the matter published In offered.No such There B.RQAIN hxvebeen as this many 1 as old ever style been,sin Five ton lots, -. >:. ',; ;*> ,J "j, .do goo
the daily daring the prxeding seven days. gle-shot arms offered'but. this.is a'7-shot'Re- Ten ton lots, > ': :. :- "" ., -i. '* edo -x8.50
peater,and one of the best ever,made sold ) .
Twenty ton lots : do 18.00
: 'i-
One Dollar a Year.JLddrett in foreign co"utries as well as In America ; : <
Not a cheap thing got up for sale, but a genu- Fifty ton lots, .- do Special
ine, warranted Rifle for sporting or de '/ .
fence originally cost 30.00: each, and only Since the Introduction of this.meal the sales show a steady increase" keeping paee.with 4
STOCKTON offered at above low price.from having been its "- I.
T. T. Business Manager, growing popularity. '
sold at a large sate at a great sacrifice Has .I .... 1.., ,
P.O.Box M D.Jaek'cmtrlU Et& patent cut-off.to magazine,making a Single! JOHN L ING-LIS .i'" :. """' ., :'
Loaderor Repeater ..t..will. Cartridges, 50 .. nb4
cents a,box. Bristle Swab Brush and Thong, ; 4 biw
25 cents. Manager Madison Cotton Ginning Co., Madison- .Florida.
It can also be used as' a SHOT GUN, as .

SHOT them In CARTRIDGES different sizes can shot,be making furnished it a'REPEATING for- 1888. -: Excelsior Grove and Seed Farm. : 1888.
SHOT GUN. Price for Shot Cartridges -
Send,P.O. ,Order, and order at,once Price as lot Is Forage and Grain Seeds a Specialty.Sen .
small. Orders: filled In fotattoni only
r guaranteed for present his out as it

will discount not appear. dealers again. ordering.case of ten t for Price List of Following Varieties :":'- :

or more. ,,j-J
XV It I. IIE A I>& SONS. 107 Washington .
St.', Boston Mass. Established

MAaurxcrusns o? 1826.: YEL'LOW MILLO MAIZE. EARLY AMBER CANE.. ;"


South ,Bluff,-Geneva, Lake. ;
tor all purposes. An experience of thirt7'JeuI' RED MILLO MAIZE. CONCH PEAS.
permits DS to offer the best. Plenty of Fish, Select Oranges", Lemons,
-Good--work.....-,at... low-.. '.prices." ---, >Scad,, for drcei Peaches Prunes. Grapes, Figs, etc.,In bear- NANSEMOND' ,. SWEET POTATO SEED. ,, ';
life it to
ing. When settling for pays use cau
'BillBUTTHE BESTSAWMI tion. Select: among the best and healthiestlocations. Address. ; JOHN A. OERMANP. Keuku, FJ". :.'!.=.
S Prosperous neighbors. Deep clear
lakes,that protect from injurious frost. No
r marsh. Rolling,best quality of land. A secured Florida the Natural Home of Oriental i- '
guaranty to refund all Invested and 10 ,
per cent compound Interest at the end of two
years if desired. Hest security for a loan. .New
railroad now building to be finished( by this Fruits 1 Ornamental Trees.We .
place In months. Don't be smoothly decoyed
on the way. See this I Special Bargain import from Japan,where our stock Is carefully raised In oar nurseries: Nine varie-
Get part of our grove. Lake front for a-pleasant Persimmon, Plum Trees,Mammoth Chestnut,and a,few better varieties of orange tree .
L home. Deal with owner,, who is located (The Japanese Seedless Is,to our belief,Identical with the Satsuma grown In Florida). Fif-
here for life. See this before closing any bar- teen varieties Bamboo, Palms: Ferns,etc. We offer to send free by mall,5 choice J ap.Lily
FOR THE MOIEY. Send for Descriptive Circular. gainfacilitiesrat Title Hawthorns Bulbs for$I.CJ.); 12 Mammoth oJ ape Chestnuts for 50c.?; 1 Orange free and 1 Chestnut Tree for
8tarkei Waldo or f 1.00; 2 choice Japanese,Ornamental Plants for 100. Descriptive Catalogue free. ..
A. CALLA1IAN, < H. JTB.9 THCf> a mm*%rf vt iit>R C0
HICHMOXD* INDIAWA. Irop.Eureka Nursery,Melrose,Clay Co.,Fla. Established 1878. 315 and 317 Washington t lit. San Francisco,Cal.P.O.box 1501.'



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to 55 HOURSgllk /L$ NEW YORK -. '' ,.'.,'W; .,
,a53 ; ,. ,{ ,; CONTROLLING' ';
/ \ i '.. .; ,.,;.

Savannah, New York f BOSTONAND
and Philadelphia, 3,000,000 Acres

li ad between Boston s .. .
---- -- -' -- -----
and Savannah -
t of the Richest Lands in the State..

' 65 to 70 HOURS. .' PHILADELPHIA.'Central ." .

Representing all the

Ocean Steamship Companv. .
: ; 1 Disston Companies, -'

or Meridian Time) f ." -f. ,'"<

Paisnge R.a-tes-; Kissimmee Land Company! ;: '"
Between Jacksonville and New York, 1st class $21.00; Intermediate 18.00; Fxeursion S42.CO ". ..
Steerage 12.0:). -
.4 Jacksonville and Boston, 1st class$25.00; ExcurSion$13,50: :Steerage$12.50. .. .yt ANDi,** -, 'r.---,-
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: "
K-ttOM AVANiNAJl TO NEW YORK .. South Flonda4R.: :R. Go's lands.
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Dftgge't ... .. .. .. ..........Tuesday; TVeember 204:00 a. m ,r ,. .
NACOOOHEE. Capt.Kempton ........................ .Friday, December Z-12HUp. in ,- .
CITY OFAUGUSTA,Capt Catharine..... ....... :....:....Sunday, December s5? fcfiO p.-lit .',-' .<
TALl AH ASSF.E.: ('apt Fisher.. ,..........................Tues-ray, December 27- 3:30:: p. m Consisting: of beautiful/ .Lane Fronts, High and Low Hammocks:first-class. P1neLand for
CHAT AHOOCHEF, Capt. Daggett ............ ...'.H....'".Friday, December 30- *:*1 p. m -%\n rQ oj-oves, stud: rich rcct._ .im, d_hud for garden purpose ,..
NACOOCHEE,Capt. Kempton................:...............??.,.......Sunday, January 1- 7.00 a. m .. : '
CITY 01"AUGUST* Capt. Catharine..............-..... .Tuesday, January 38: 0 a. m < .,:: :: :: '. ; .
TALLAHASSKE:: ,Capt. Fisher. .-.....:....' ....:....:...... ..Friday, January 6-1':00 a. m "C>ra.nge: ro-ves : .
CHATTA HOOCH KB, Capt. Daggett.................... .............Snndsy January 8- 1:00 p. m! :...- ". .> '::'" '.: .:. ,:' '.. ,
UACOOCHEE. Capt. Kempton ..?__: ..;.._.'......_....?.. ......Tuesda January 10- 2:3) p. m > '' ; ::' \ .'
CITY OF AUGUSA,Capt. (a'harir...... ..............-.. ..!.......Wriday. January 13-:.5:30: p. m ; -<.a f..; *' .' -.1'k Atfd 'hproyed amuck Farms. .' ..oti.: '
TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fisher. .. .... ... ,t.i..w.:_ Sunday..January 15- 7::O a. mUHATTAHOOCHEE -. .. .,.'. ., ..". ,, .. .. ., '" t tt-1' -i. .5.
Capt.Daggett...: ..........:........ .....Tuesday, January 17- 8::;Oa. nvFHUM ; :'1 .j -- t .F. .r. : "*' '' *


CITY OF MACON,Capt Lewis :.....:::........;.'..........Thursday, December 22-11:30'. m ,' .. ,, -.. ... ...... < ,,' .' ,, ..,"
GATE CITY Capt.Taylor ...., .. .... ..:.eo.... .... ....... Thursday, December 295-0 p. m :' ""' ::v-. .:_ ; :':k-,.... -- ';. '. ?: ;.'
x '... ............. lOrOf) ; :, .'
CITY OF MACON, Capt. H. C. Lewis.... .? ... .. :'J hursday, January 5- a. m >. -ire .
*ATE CITY, Cant E. R. Taylor.........-......: .:.......... ...........Thursday, January 12- 5:00) p.! m t .. .:.:. ;' _., JSend" for Price. .... and._;. .Description. List. 1
.If. ., ... .,.... <
CITY OF M CON, Capt. Lewis.................... .... ....... Thursday, January 19-10:00 a. m .' -"-' ,'-..'." .' .. ':_, >. .
GATE CITY,Capt. Taylor................... ..,... .............Thursday, January 263:30: p,m '''; 11"J',''.-$"-,.... <":-.,,"tv'.:. <. ';.o";"'"<;,($""l.In :.,;;:
(These Steamers FOR PHILADELPHIA.do not carry Passengers.] :: / :" .;<<: t1 '?"l.WILLIA'M:A: ; :) '. CANN.oIl1It (

DESSOUG Gapt Howts: .......... ...... .. ..... .. ..*... ........Wednesday, Drcember 21! -:11:00 a. m .'! ; :; .. -' ;<
JUNIATA, Capt. A-skins" ..... ...... .,... .?. ..... ............Monday, December 26- 2:30: p. m !!'':.tilthjvpgnA;.. ,. ;"'. 1J.R""lnU1JP. "" Oscfola Cn sty. Fla.
DJS8HOUG, Capt. N.F. Howes............??... ....................... Saturday, December 31- 6:3D: a, m ; '. ,,--: ..:=;. -;,. .: '. .s..' .
.TlTNIATACftpt.AAliins.r..b..q..................?.... ........Thursday, January 5-10:00 a.m .;-': : ..:.t". .E' rA I3DISx LED is.
DESSOUG, Capt. Howes..,... .. .... ... ... .. .. .'.. ....Tuesday, January 10- 2:3} p. mJ < '
4 UNI ATA,japt. Askins........ ...........:.?........................... Sunday, January 15- 7:30 a. m'' '
Connecting with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line). ; ,
Otter to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. : ..\ND'- .
Through Tickets) and Bills of Lading issued tp principal points North,East and Northwest .:.' t
/ Y** 'aV .nna.b. For information and rooms apply. to .. r, FERTILIZERS I .
It. 'L. WALKER, Agent. C. G. A.KORTOHt\ Agent : <
Pier No.35, florin River,New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga. ;r.-2LJ.A.: .A.. :S c.fURS.
RICHARUSON &BARNARD, Agents,Savannah Pier, B.ston. : ,
W. L.JAMES, Agent, 13 8.Third Street,Philadelphia. (Successor to J. E. Hart,)
J. D. HA8HAGEN, Eastern Agent., Sav.,Florida&Western Ry. Co.,231 Broadway Y.' 20 West Mar Street, Jacksonville.. Fla.
O. M.SORREL. Gen. Manager. H. R. CHRISTIAN Soliciting Agent...' handle none but the nest and most Reliable Seeds. :My new Catalogue will be t. sent free on
,F Tickets apply to S., F' &; W. Railway office. application. Also, Wholesale Dealer

Member 7 -of Mercantilehipj. Ii' .,. No. 2O.>''ing.Exchange Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Meal, BranWheat. ,

Wholesale Commission Merchants:... GROUND FEED, SCREENINGS, COTTON SEED MEAL; Etc.


188 E.A..IE] tSl'JIS., I. E. Tygert &:{;o.'s 4 Star Brand Fertilizers.

All receipts sold and accounted for by each steamer. Write for Stencils Guaranteed Anal:;Dais.
, R ference: Irving National Bank. Hew York.Warranted, ..
-. -- ,
have founded
... Seed my. business on '
21. q ...., the belief that ,,
.t \. the public are anxious to get their seed directly from the 1.\ (
: """
"".- grower. Raising a large proportion of my seed enables MURIATE POTASH,.
i Or .GO me to warrant Its freshness and purity,as see my Vegetable
; 1'\ and Flower Seed NITRATE SODA JV M KAINIT ETC.Prices .
VP .: Catalogue for 1888,FREE ,
j k'). for and daughter of Adam. It is
s.. every son
S .l JJf .;: liberally illustrated with engravings/ made directly on.application. July 27 tf
: ,, from photographs of vegetables grown on ny$eed ESTABLISHED 1875. .\
.. < GA"'A'''IOGO ; f rm'. Besides an immense variety oCstar.dardseed.you
.. ; will find in it some valuable new vegetables not found Inny
<- other catalogue.. As the original Introducer of the
.>-. Ecllps, Beet,Burbank'and Early Ohio Potatoes Hubbard .< HL.BEANComrniion .
< ::-. Squash Deephead Cabbage,Cory Corn,and,a score of other .-
a.. valuable vegetables, I Invite the patronage of the! publiC
JAMES J. n. GREGORY Marblehead, Mass. ;

"E..e-v. :Iii 3rm: an. Jb.e1ps: Merchant 1 Forwarder,


SELLS Waycross R. R. WharfWaycross R. R. Depot,


FOB Jacksonville, Fla. Gainesville, Fla.I .

Oranges Trees and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crops,
1 SPECIFICALLY PREPARED FOR EACH CHOP have in Stock. and to arrive. *
No used in the of .. *
Vermin-Feeding Compounds Manufacture these Goods
Boxes Gum and
250,000 Banyoe Orange 50,000 Poplar Orange
The highest grade goods are tne best and cheapest and these goods meet the want. Many
years'tests find them to be all known for them. References can be given,but it it Boxes. 200,000 Orange Box Heads, 750,000 Orange
seedless where goods are so well It can be truthfully said that these are the standard *

THE LAND DEPARTMENT Box Hoops, 50,000.Reams Orange Wraps.Sizers .

-OF- ,Tram Cars, Orange Clips, Ladders,and other. growers' supplies, all of which will
Have the very best facilities for the distribution and sale of Orangen. Consignments so
THBFLORIDASOUTI: A : ERNRAILWAY: -:- GOMPill licited. Send for Stencils Circulars and Price Lists.

Well and Flues
Curbing Chimney .
The offices are now located .
__ Cheaper and Better than Brick. |1
Where communications, will. be''directed.L. .
i I ,Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required. C
O. GARRETT, Com. of. Land immigration.. : Address.

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S"CALPCLEANSE'b ..........'" .,."""- '" '
SKIN & Cheapest and best Well Force Pump Will never New York- Charleston &
Freeze. For introduction in your locality will name Florida
Dealer Prices for Single Pomp State depth j r
i of well \Ve also manufacture the latest Improved. .-
PURIFIED outfits for Spraying Fruit Tree and Cotton _:
FIeIdR Send for J .I
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either by Raad, _Power. Catalope. ':, :".

BY The elegant.Steamers of this Line are appointed. to sail ,
l A WEEK and upwards positively secured r
CUTICURA.T7OR $25br by: men agents selling! J)r.Scott's GennIneElectricRe1tSuspenxoryetc.and- .From Jacksonville' .

ladles seJUng Dr.Scott's EleciricCojneta._ Sample Every Thursday, as :follows: .J .
free Sftate.sez. Dp. Scoi r. M6 Broadway,N.LNIATT'S (, ,, ..f:
: bcautlfyl Ktiie skin of children and infants Steamer SEMINOLE. ........................ ..,.............Thursday.December 1st.4:3am! ;
and curing torturing diseases the I AUTOMATIC FRUIT SIZER caEROKKE .....H.. .............-.............. Thursday December8th, IlfcOOa.m
skin,scalp,and blood,with loss of hair,from SEMINOLE: .......,..s.*;.......*....'......."...:.Thursday.. December, 4:30a..m
Infancy to old age,the CUTICUKA REMEDIES : CHEROKEE u........<:............".'............ Thursday, December 2d.: Ifc00a.in .
are infallible.CDTICUBA SEMINOLE...............:'.................:..............Thursua>, December 29th, 3:30a.xa
,the great SKIN CURE,and Cum :
CUBA SOAP,an exquisite Skin Beautifier: ,pre From Fernandiua, Fla.,
pared from it, externally and GUTICUBA RE ;
BOLVI-7JT,the new Blood Purifier)( ,internally, Every Sunday afternoon after arrival of!1 F. K.&N Cote 2:45 train, ij-
invariably! succeed when aU other remedies 'J
and the best physicians rail.GUTICUBA Awarded th@First Premium at the South Florida leaving J Jacksonville as ,
REMEDIES are absolutely pure, Exposition. Send for description and price to the follows:
and the only infallible skin beautifiers and HIA.TT,eesbursr,Flo Steamer YEMASSEE......i.:...............-k.....................:\.SundaY, December 4th': b q;
blood purifiers: ,free from poisonous ingredient Patentee THOMAS CITY OF COLUMBIA .............i..V......",.......... ...!..Sunday, December Uth
*. Beautiful New Ups YEMASSEE. ..... ...................................Sunday, December 18th'
Sold everywhere. Price, CUTICUBA. SOc;; right Piano Rosewood CITY. .OF COLUMBIA-..........."..............................Sunday., .. December 25 ,
SOAP,25&; BESOLVKNT.fl. Prepared by the ,
POTTER D&UGt AND .CHEMICAL CO., Boston, Case,only$165. Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier is) E.B. New: York, every';TUESDAY and FBI.
Mind ." ITew Organs oiily DAY,at 3 p. m. Tuesdays'ships for Fernanttina'and Fridays ships for Jacksonville : .
Skin Diseases.
: for How to Cure $60. Greatest Bar. and Accommodations Line atten '
.. !I11 The Freight Passenger bythls ara unsurpassed. Every
gains Ever Offered. tion will be given business entrusted to this Line. Direct all shipments from.New:York viaCLYDE'S
Skin and Scalp preserved and benUfled '
BABY'S FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29,East River. .
: by CUTICUBA MEDICATED Established 88 years. Hlnce last season VENTILATORS have been constructed the Iron. steamers for.
SoAP. For Catalogues,address + the better transportation of Oranges and Vegetables.
GsfflKanoandOiGo. For farther.information apply to z
Washington,N.J., .&&. FernandIna, Fla. Jacksonville if la. 88 W. Bay St.,Jacksonville,;
THEO. G. EGER,TraftlcManasrer.t.'Vltl.. P. CLYDE &: CO., Geu.. Agents
Fancy Poultry. 35.Broadway,N. Y. 12 South Wharves,PhiladelphIa Pa.,35. Broadway:N.Y.

P. O. Box 381 Jacksonville Fla ..
I want a few Industrious, temperate, married '-
;W. W.. FENDBICH, a en,with. families.Pf children: of school, NATIVE STOOK.'i.'
age, '0 settle near me, so that we can have a'
White':and Brown Leghorns, Light Bran- small school. .
mas, Plymouth Rocks,Langshans, Wyan- To such,I will offer a few good settlements The extraordinary vigor of the Bjtankin or KELSEY in Florida warrants us
dottes and Pekln Ducks. Until further notice the\p on tho Allfla. River, near Tampa in expecting the best results from trees grafted.on this stock. I am about to import
,will furnish Eggs from the above vari Bay,one and one half hours' sail from.Tampa. the following kinds, comprising all the valuable a
ties -at 11.50 per thirteen..three settings for Good.land lor fruit and vegetables;good .
(delivered atExD r wt office. neighborhood and htalthy. I am an old res- : :
Mention 8PATCIL ldnt here,and can ala give some; valuable .
. Information In regard to choice river fronts N' ative apail.ese: : :: .' i-urnh ,
r etc.,including roost nltable and pleasant ".ti. .' i-
Local ton for a Sea Side Hotel and cottages on ',:.
Grown in under
Japan European supervision. i?
8001U00w ACRBSFLORrDA this side of the Bay (Money in It). Also a ., ;:...'.
good site for a saw mill; quick demand for
Information free. Buy of owners,and save
commissions. Will give good references -,
LANDSSituated If desired. Direct HATTANKIN: differs from the ;Ke'lsey.only, in color.

G RA N VILLE PLATT ") ''''"'..'. ',

In tbA Cpuntles.pf. Nassau.( Duval, Peru,Hllkborough Co., Fla.. SHIRATA BENE, the Blood Plum,. price $i' eacJi {M$ '

Columbia,Suwanee,Alachua,Lafayette Ma- : .
rlon, Hernando, Sumter, Orange, Voll18la, VILLA SITES FRUIT YOSOBE: Plum. <0
a early
Brevard, Polk Hlllsborough: Manatee and I very ..
Monroe., <

TOWN LOTS ,. .....' '
In the Towns of Klsslmmee,Winter Haven .
Gordonvllle,Bartow,Anburndale Lakeland, HUNTING DOGS
Seffher,Mango,Orient Eagle Lake, HaskeUV ), SHIRO. SMOMQ or.- WHITE PLUM.. ''; ._ -
Kathleen, Rfchland, lade? City Oweusbbro ?::,.,,, .
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and.Pemberton.. ." ,AlD. ...., :,. '
be of the ,value for Florida the }
A Map and Dt.' r1ptlve.Notes showing the. "All promise to greatest and Kelsey. has already
location of these lands wilt be. furnished on FANCY POULTRY .
application t j the Land Department of. ,,the fulfilled the promise. .
South Florida Railroad Company. .

GEO. FO.Xi A. jr- AD.: A1 S ,. Price: : 4O .cents; each. $4: per dozen,, except where. noted;Set

of two of each kind for $5. Beady 'in January.., :
Chief Clerk :. a
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'.'\lVt'nRRa: FLA Price ,List of many rare aud hardy'Palms-will. be .itsae Cl11 .
---r. -- -- ---:' Notary Public andstice of the Peace. PALMS
January including klndtt+, never before offeredIn" America.
To Introduce our Royal Falras.75 cents. CocosCampestris, : > a,splendid feathery.pa.lm. as I
Gran vGI'ht wonderful Self hardy as:Palmetto. from fUqrida. grown- seed *lt from South AmerIcan
one thpusancj of choice.
Has for.sale acres seed .ameprlce. t
A Operatin Machine we. will
lad don Manatee iiverrln- sight of. Manatee,
OIV the tOasfgevery: World: 'No labor; or rubbing toWtL"'Beat'JI '' Bralndentown.: 'Ellenton 8. Palmetto;and Terms: In aU cases cash before;>> ; shipment or delivery plants. Send
is manufacturers',, agent lor Wire Fencing,
SEND FOR ONE to the Poultry; Netting, Lime Cement, Fertilizers registered letters to Oviodo, ,or .money-orders Sanford. "1"
National Co.. 23 Dey St., y" Y.. .
and Rice,Plantation Granulated rJJes.CraQkea.: ), 'Cornand. Cattle T. I .1 MEAI, Oviedo, Florida. : !r; .

MAKE A SIGNWorth ::: steam and:mill Poultry on.premises Feed: ground to order. in Palmetto Nurseries, Lake Charm, Fla. -

HAS also breeding kennels of acclimated .
Laverack and Irish Setters, Irish Bull Ter- ...
riers. Slow-tra11 Bloodhounds and Colorado
Twenty-five. Cents. Catch or Tiger Dogs (for wild hogs,bear and B.T. YO G'JU8t1ce of the Peace. F. :M. COOPER, Notary Public;

I tramps). .

AGENTS WAKIED. Samples:Free.. OUR: .PQUMRY YARDSare 130O., Acres. ;;'

well-stocked with freshly imported male Of the best, quality of heavy oak,hickory and cabbage hammock,having miles.of.'river and
J. MILA11i,.OtGun .. :
w.sTOAUB. birds which aremated with carefully selected bay fronts and.best water protectionIn Florida. Especially

hens of, our own raising, each variety being: adapted to Florida' fruits;\' and' vegetables.-
RI t twerp.mU allotted to separate enclosures a lorty-acre o. < '
orange carefully packed. in baskets o**
at following prices:. a n.. m Z b c ;o !m

., +tarn White Leghorns (Knapp's) Pit GamesHeathwoods AeJfl***j .*.* :l ESr [ i iClS
+a lce.Fi..List.OtiworkaYttt.D.t'St. tws ( ), Plymouth Bocks (Hawkins),-'g .o b m,, COOPER, aQ m
Game;Eatams-(Shouldlngs),Light Brahmas .8 E.i
(Williams),Rouen and, Muscovy Ducks,1.00 +3 Q 'I4 m .- '. .., mOO' :;B2F!

Farm i SEEDS per Claiborne thirteen.and Cuban Games,Silver Bearded. -20-0' g-s;!cfe' *:2! seat EstatA"en"t; ; amp ao::: Sh 1of '
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gtf f _
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and Crested Polish, W.F.Black Spanish,Buff: )"O
Garden Cochins Golden Laced Seabrlghts and Imperial : *!**? ,Q f Oft f*r :Palmettos Manatee 4 Co.,, Fla. a ( =: CD Q. (-a
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GfO\\'en-f"eho1ce FIELD SEEDS,, I White Pekin Ducks,aLSO per thirteen. o ef .. 0
C'HtHlocrueH 1'KEIS! to.alir -- White Crested Black' Polands, Houdans, .C) c-_ O'Q
Q'. ,, ... ,.. .... ( C:)0 Co: ,
AGENTS wanted to cell our SEED, Wyandotte(Prestons), Langshans (Crouds), t to .II'. .'' ?:'
and OATS.Qnr M "
CORN thirteen. '
Boneys Brown Leghorns,S2.0U( per
Garden. Seeds are Pare.. Get.oar'' Bronze and Seminole Turkeys $3.00 per. ., _" Town property Improved and unimproved. ;.
prices ou large quantities. Address MROOP nine., .-' .- -;: in all the towns on the Manatee River. Beautiful river and
'&. ZH.E Seedsmen, Booted White, Cuban Carrier Pigeons8L50 .' 'bay fronts. Pure 8a -water.. Oysters,fish and)clams. Lovely- building sites .
; VJSTJUKSTEB..ND.r' ,per'pairs ..f'. mainland. and. islands Yachting,unsurpassed. : -Correspondence. solicited. 4
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